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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Production Partner Organisation

An organisation or commercial entity that an Artisanal Small-scale Mining Organisation (ASMO) may partner with in the production or processing of their certified metals, e.g. a cyanidation plant, or ore crushers.