Speakers shed light on fair trade

By Daina Havens
October 13, 2006

Shane Evans

A fair trade presenatation pinpointed the social justices that can be achieved with the rippling effect of fair trade and what it can have on an impoverished community, on Oct. 3, in Jazzman’s Cafe.

Cesar Rivas Pena, coffee La Florida Cooperative General Manager, , spoke to business and accounting students on the topic of fair trade.

According to a Catholic Relief Services brochure, fair trade is explained as “an economic model of international trade that provides a clear and just alternative to the free trade system [that] makes sure farmers receive fair price for their products.”

Junior accounting major Annette Donato, a volunteer for a fair trade sale held in Jazzman’s caf

Daina Havens

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