We have a new site


We are very happy to announce the launch of the new website of the Coordinadora Latinoamericana y del Caribe de Pequeños Productores y Trabajadores de Comercio Justo, CLAC:


More accessible and interactive, the new website was created in order to facilitate, from the home page, the access to a more complete content which will allow you to view CLAC’s information and activities:

–          Home: Register, Share, Learn and Successful Experiences such as our ‘What do you think of us’ section and our latest news stories.

–          What is CLAC: Who are we, our mission, our vision, our history and our work.

–          Structure: General Assembly, Board of Directors, National Coordinators, member countries and products.

–          Networks: What are the Product Networks and their activities?

In the “News” section, you will be able to read about CLAC’s activities and also learn about our “Platforms” where you will find three different tools created to support small producers and workers: CLACBook, Cla@se and Progreso Network.

We hope that you will enjoy our new website!

Today is a Historic Day!

Today marks the historic moment 25 years ago when a handful of Dutch pioneers and Mexican coffee farmers decided to go against the tide and make a fair exchange for the fruits of their labour. This drive to “make trade fair” has become a nearly 5 billion euro-a-year global movement touching the lives of millions of farmers and shoppers.

Marike de Pena, Manager of BANELINO, a Fairtrade cooperative in the Dominican Republic, and Vice Chair of Fairtrade International, adds:  “Fairtrade is one of the most effective approaches to achieve economic, social and environmental progress for small farmers, their families and their communities. The strength of the Fairtrade approach is that people take control of their lives through their work and can invest in a better future.”