News & Events


Event: International Fair on Columbian coffee, cocoa and agrotourism

The first international fair of the Huila Departement in Colombia is offering opportunities to connect with intercontinental markets and producers with sustainable approaches.



Fairtrade International's documentary series offers insights into the lives of three smallholder farmers - from Indonesia to Peru.


Online nur Kännchen – Deep-Dive Living Income Toolkit

Current market prices for agricultural commodities are often too low for smallholder families in producing countries to achieve a living income despite good agricultural practices. Fair prices are therefore an essential part of enabling them to achieve a decent level of income. Here, the Living Income Toolkit offers a practical solution. It provides users in global companies with a guide and toolkit on how to better embed and implement living incomes in their supply chains. The calculation of reference prices for agricultural products also plays a role in this approach.


Pre-Summit of the UN Food System Summit (UNFSS)

The hybrid pre-summit of the UNFSS presents the latest scientific approaches to transforming food systems worldwide.


Promoting innovation, strengthening smallholder families

In its second round, the Coffee Innovation Fund is supporting pioneering projects in Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda. Factsheets on the individual projects from the coffee sector are now available.


German Award for Sustainability Projects for "VeryFair" Chocolate.

The "VeryFair" chocolate was awarded first place in the category "Supply Chain & Procurement" of the German Award for Sustainability Projects.


Online-Event: UN Food Systems Summit 2021 - Finance Public Forum

The event is dedicated to sustainable food systems and how financial incentives can be created to make them more attractive.


Online-Event: Living Income State of Play - July Edition

The Living Income Community of Practice (LICoP) event summarizes the results of the May digital workshop and evaluates proposed approaches to measuring Living Income.


Online Event: Launch of The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2021

Release of the State of World Food Safety and Nutrition 2021 report with new data on challenges during COVID-19. A look ahead at future strategies for global food safety.


Press release on the increase of COVID-19 emergency aid for fair trade

In its latest press release, GIZ's COVID-19 Emergency Aid reports the reinforcement of financial resources amounting to 7.1 million euros by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).