An Interview with Ebrottié: French Comprehension

Ebrottié is a cocoa farmer in Côte d’Ivoire. He is part of a Fairtrade certified cooperative. This interview transcript forms the basis of a French reading comprehension, in which Ebrottié describes the challenges of life in a cocoa farming community.

The Story of Chocolate: Unwrapping the Bar (shorter version)

A typical cocoa farmer in Cote d’Ivoire lives on around 74p a day. Many live in poverty. For women the situation is even worse, carrying a large part of the farming and domestic burden, but often having fewer rights than men. ‘The Story of Chocolate: Unwrapping the Bar’ looks at the unfairness at the heart […]

The Story of Chocolate: Unwrapping the Bar

A typical cocoa farmer in Cote d’Ivoire lives on around 74p a day. Many live in poverty. For women the situation is even worse, carrying a large part of the farming and domestic burden, but often having fewer rights than men. ‘The Story of Chocolate: Unwrapping the Bar’ looks at the unfairness at the heart […]

Fairtrade Fortnight

These resources were produced for the Global Learning Programme (GLP), England, to assist teachers with lesson planning during Fairtrade Fortnight.

World Food Day

These resources were produced for the Global Learning Programme (GLP), England, to assist teachers with lesson planning for World Food Day.

Trade

Container ship leaving Bay Area by Derell Licht on Flickr

Ideas for teaching about trade.

Fairtrade Schools Award

There are lots of reasons why you should want your school to gain Fairtrade School status. First of all, you’ll be helping more than five million people – farmers, workers and their families – in developing countries to get a better deal.