If you feel that the world of Fair Trade has its very own language – do not worry! With this glossary we would like to guide you through the specific technical terms used by FLOCERT, Fairtrade International and the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO).

Development requirements

The term development requirements describes the continuous improvements that producers within small producer organizations 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.


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