Fair Trade Forum India

Encourages fair trade practices and enables sustainable consumption and fair services in the domestic trade in India

  • Started: 2000
  • New Delhi, Delhi


Fair Trade Forum India (FTF-I) is working to bring good trade practices in the Indian market. It is promoting the fair trade movement which supports j Read moreustifiable consumption keeping the development needs of the poor and marginalised community in mind while on the other hand also considering the prosperity of artisans and farmers. It was active in launching the Integrated Development Scheme in partnership with the Ministry of Textiles. Its role was to provide quality training to the youth of India working in the textile industry. In collaboration with Development Wheels(DEW) Bangladesh it applied for the exchange programme of FK Norway to gain knowledge on crafts processes between the two countries. It partnered with the North Eastern Development Finance Corporation Ltd. to conduct a workshop to guide the participants on fair trade practices, increase their capacity and get them registered. The workshop was attended by many producer groups of the North Eastern region of India. It has signed an understanding with Women on Wings(WOW) to increase their capacity and offer business development services. The organisation also hosts the World Fair Trade Week which brings together many stakeholders whom fair trade practices can benefit like the private sector, civil society, governments, academicians, Embassies, to exchange best practices and carry out awareness-raising activities around the topic of Fair Trade. It aligns itself with Government campaigns to promote handloom and promotes the concept of “Swadeshi Movement” which promotes fair trade and recognise the contribution made by the local handloom textile sector. It is actively helping local artisans and farmers livelihood by hosting the Fair Trade Fortnight wherein it markets products made by these producers. The money earned from these purchases is directly handed over to these artisans and farmers to help them with sustainable living. It has set up fair trade shops across major cities in India to give visibility of the products made by local artisans besides promoting branded material through specially branded showrooms.


  • Skill Development
  • Governance
  • Art & Culture
  • Clothing
  • Data & Information
  • Livelihoods
  • Right to Information & Advocacy
  • Media & Awareness
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Child & Youth Development

Sub Sectors

  • Poverty
  • Vocational Training

Registration Details

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  • FCRA

    231660660 dated 3.02.2006


Project Location


K-1/132, First Floor, C. R Park

Offices in Cities

New Delhi

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