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AFW seeks new trustees

We are seeking new trustees who share our passion for creating a fairer world AFW is a registered Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SC014585), with the purpose of educating and enabling people in the North East of Scotland to take action to create a fairer world. AFW incorporates the Montgomery Development Education Centre (MDEC), which was […]

Fairtrade Fortnight: 25 February – 10 March 2019

What is Fairtrade Fortnight? For two weeks each year, thousands of individuals, companies and groups across the UK come together to celebrate the people who grow our food, people who live in some of the poorest countries in the world and who are often exploited and badly paid. This year Fairtrade Fortnight is focusing on […]

15 Years of Fairtrade status for Aberdeen city

In 2004 Aberdeen became the first Fairtrade city in Scotland. Every two years since then, the Fairtrade steering group is required to show the commitments the city continues to make to maintain the award.  What is required? Glad you asked! To achieve Fairtrade status a city must continue to take action on the five goals set by the Fairtrade Foundation. These are: Local council passes a resolution supporting Fairtrade and agrees to serve Fairtrade […]

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