CSM signs MOU with Fairtrade International

Fairtrade-India-Logo-Low-Res-251x300Centre for Social Markets has entered into an MoU with Fairtrade International to undertake activities for promoting ethical and sustainable business practices and building capacity of small and marginal farmers in India. CSM would be undertaking the series of programmes under the banner of Fairtrade India to help farmers connect with businesses on Fairtrade terms and to educate and create awareness amongst consumers about sustainable consumption and the need to pay better prices to the farmers through the Fairtrade mechanism. CSM would also undertake projects for direct capacity building of farmers and plantation workers to enable them to have more stable income, better natural resource management and to manage risks such as the ill effects of Climate Change on agriculture and their rural communities.

For more information Fairtrade India go to http://fairtradeindia.org/