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Ethiopian Coffee and Fair Trade - An empirical study

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Title: Ethiopian Coffee and Fair Trade - An empirical study
Authors: Dahlberg, Gustaf
Issue Date: 14-May-2012
Degree: Student essay
Series/Report no.: Nationalekonomisk inriktning
Abstract: Fair Trade labeled products have become increasingly popular for western consumers in recent years. Fair Trade Labeling Organization International (FLO) claims to contribute to development by increasing profits to farmers and empowering producer communities. This thesis evaluates the economic impact of Fair Trade certification for small-scale coffee farmers in Ethiopia when world market prices for coffee are relatively high. Two cooperative unions are interviewed about Fair Trade and the coffee ... more
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