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Biji-biji Initiative

Fairtrade in Asia: World Fair Trade Organisation Workshop

Biji-biji Initiative and WFTO are running a workshop to raise awareness and understanding about what it means to be a fairtrade organisation in Malaysia. This session is for anyone interested in learning about fairtrade in Asia, developing their sustainable and ethical agenda and registering as a Fair Trade Organization.

For registration
Email to: ambika@biji-biji.com
Fee: RM20/person
(Payment should be made by cash upon arrival for the workshop)

SESSION 1: Introductions: participants, sustainability and Fair Trade

9:00 AM
Workshop Introduction by WFTO Asia

9:30 AM
Presentation of Biji-biji Initiative

10:00 AM
Break and Group Photo

10:15 AM
What is Fair Trade?
Practice of Fair Trade and Sustainable Business Model
What is the role of Fair Trade in Asia?

The World Fair Trade Organization Guarantee System
11:00 PM
WFTO Guarantee System (GS): how to apply and go through the monitoring system.

11:30 PM
Market Trends and Opportunities for products in the international market and the role of sustainability
The Fair Trade Asia Summit 2018 in Kathmandu, Nepal

Questions, Comments and Networking

More information here: https://www.facebook.com/events/161010784646859/


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