If you feel that the world of Fair Trade has its very own language – don’t fret! We’ll keep you in the know!


With this glossary we’ll guide you through the common technical terms used by FLOCERT, Fairtrade International and the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO).


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At FLOCERT, certifier refers to the staff member who, in contrast to an evaluator, has the authority to take certification decisions. The term is also commonly used as equivalent to certification body.

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