Fair Trade Controversy

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Fair Trade is affected by the injustice of farmers and plays a huge role in fixing this problem. Recently there has been controversy related to Fair Trade and the amount of money that coffee workers who are based in smallholder farms receive, especially in Uganda and Ethiopia. The Fair-trade foundation was not able to make sure that all of the workers received a living wage. Smallholders are one of the main stakeholders who produce coffee and employ more workers who unfortunately receive lower wages. This is because the smallholders who employ them are also poor due to low income and it is also difficult to supervise what happens on so many of the small farms (Hunt, 2015). The recent focus on growers receiving low wages will help Fair Trade

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