Fair Trade Cotton
FAIR TRADE COTTON PROJECT
The Program is implemented with a view to address trade imbalances, besides offering traders,retailers& ultimately consumers, a powerful way to contribute to impacting the lives of many Disadvantaged Producers & Labours. It promotes Agricultural, Socio Economic development and Environmental safety. We have formed a society named “ANANDI FARMERS ASSOCIATION – PALAMEDU “and an agreement for contract production for Fair Trade Organic. The Additional Premium for the cotton will be paid to the society for their social developments.
FAIR TRADE ORGANIC COTTON PROGRAM
FAIR TRADE ACTIVITIES
FairTrade training to farmers Farmers are trained on fair-trade standards with special reference to Organic Farming, Conservation of biodiversity, labour well fare and Farmers Assoication. Labours training Labours are trained on fair-trade programme with special reference to child labour, Health and Safety etc., Farmers training is implemented periodically utilizing the services of Madam. ROHINI CHANDRASEKARAN, Programe Officer – India Plus – Fair trade Network of Asia, Pacific Producer.
FAIR TRADE FARMERS ASSOCIATION
Farmers Association by name “ANANDI FARMERS ASSOCIATION – PALAMEDU” has been registered in the Fair Trade Project area with 917 farmers as members. It has been registered by the Registration Dept. Of Govt of T.N. under Society Act. It is working for the socio-economic development of the project area, in the field of Agriculture, Animal husbandry, Education etc., utilising the Fair Trade Premium Funds.
A Sum of rupees Rs. 80.60 Lakes has been received, by Anandi Farmers Association Palamedu from Anandi Enterprises – Tirupur Till Mar-2021. The following development activities have been implemented by Anandi Farmers Association Palamedu, Utilising Fair-trade premium with the support of Anandi Enterprises, Tirupur.