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05/25/2021 Company Fair Trade

Sharing – Taking Darwinism to the Next Level

In the market economy, the best among us come out on top and reap all the rewards. It’s almost as if it were a law of nature. But in nature, which market Darwinism bases itself on, chance and selection are only the first act of the story. Things get more exciting when individuals or species learn to cooperate.

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05/21/2021 Insights Fair Trade

Harvest losses halved!

An exciting orange season has come and gone. For the first time, we were allowed to disregard export standards for shape, colour and size of the fruit with official permission from the EU – much to the surprise of the farming families and the local juice industry.

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08/06/2020 Fair Trade

"gebana money nana"

How does a Swiss company share its turnover with 2,500 family farmers in Burkina Faso? It takes a plan, modern technology, a fair share of patience and lots of enthusiasm. Text & Photos: Eleonora Gallo, gebana Berlin

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12/12/2019 Insights Fair Trade

Pleasant developments in Togo

For gebana Togo a successful year is slowly coming to an end. During this year, gebana Togo worked with more female farmers than ever before and acquired some new exciting customers. A new EU regulation might have had something to do with the latter.

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09/18/2019 Company Fair Trade

Why change the rules?

When trade flourishes, countries can develop and economies can grow. This leads to a variety of offerings that are adapted to consumer needs. Production, supply chain, distribution – the entire system becomes more efficient, thus increasing prosperity. So why change the rules of trade? Because wealth is unevenly distributed and we as consumers cannot see the whole picture.

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