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 Organisation (WFTO).

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Development requirements

The continuous improvements that producers within Small-scale Producer Organisations and Contract Production set-ups must make. Average scores are awarded in a scoring system (that also defines minimum average thresholds), defined by the certification body.