University of Bath

Fairtrade Producer Talk

Junieth Maribel Leiva, a Fairtrade producer from Nicaragua, will be speaking about the difference Fairtrade has made to her life.

5 Mar 20191.15pm
to
5 Mar 20192.45pm
Free
Junieth Maribel Leiva
Visiting speaker, Junieth Maribel Leiva from Nicaragua

We are delighted to welcome Junieth Maribel Leiva, a Fairtrade producer from Nicaragua, for a talk about the difference Fairtrade has made to her life.

Lara Hunter Rodwell from Bewley’s Tea & Coffee will also share her experiences of visiting the cooperative, SOPPEXCCA, and how it has increased her understanding of the power of long-term relationships and the current challenges that coffee farmers face.

We are also delighted to welcome Euan Venters, Commercial Director of the Fairtrade Foundation. Euan will speak about why Fairtrade is so important, how it differs from other CSR sustainability schemes, and how it makes a real difference to lives and communities in the developing world.