Discussions on Sustainable Production and Consumption will take center stage in the Fair Trade Conference, 9th – 13th October 2012, being organised jointly by Fair Trade Forum – India and WFTO Asia at Goa. Many global Fair Trade leaders will also participate in the conference. Expert led sessions on sustainable production, sustainable consumption, ethical consumption, Fair Trade mainstreaming and Fair Trade public procurement would lead to preparation of a strategy to build up Fair Trade market in Asia.
The conference will also discuss about the present initiatives being taken up FTF-I such as retail branding, corporate gifting and Fair Trade awareness generation programs. Many Fair Trade producers will be displaying products at the venue of the conference.
In addition to the representatives of Fair Trade Fraternity, participants from European Union, HIVOS, various government departments and development organisations are also invited to the conference.