Ethical trade and sustainable rural livelihoods

Ethical trade and sustainable rural livelihoods

A look at sustainable livelihoods and ethical trade through case studiers

Explores the actual and potential contribution ethical trade can make to the achievement of sustainable rural livelihoods.

Summary report includes a description of ethical trade (Section 2), followed by an analysis of the building blocks and trade-offs that affect participation in ethical trade (Section 3). Section 4 describes the livelihood components required to participate in ethical trade initiatives, and Section 5 describes the strategies adopted by various ethical trade schemes. Section 6 describes the outcomes of these schemes for sustainable rural livelihoods. The paper ends with conclusions about the actual and potential contribution ethical trade can make to sustainable rural livelihoods

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