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Fair Trade Cotton

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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



THE SALIENT FEATURES

1. Non Usage of GMO Seeds
2. Non Usage of Chemical inputs
3. Usage of Legal Land.
4. Conservation of Biodiversity
5. Labour Welfare activities like prevention of child labour, health & Safety measures, etc.,
6. Encouraging Farmers Association.
7. Additional Premium of 0.05 Euro per Kg of Kappas procured from farmers will be paid to farmer society

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.


FAIRTRADE PREMIUM

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.

Development Activities

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