Q. What is Fair Trade? A. Fair trade means that farmers, workers, and artisans: 1. receive a sufficient price under direct long-term contracts 2. are small-scale producers in democratic co-ops (coffee, cocoa, bananas, fruits, crafts) or workers on larger farms who receive a living wage and can bargain collectively (tea, bananas, fruits) 3. don't use abusive child labour or forced labour, and 4. use ecologically sustainable methods. Africology is part of the global fair trade awareness movement, building equitable and sustainable trading partnerships and creating opportunities ..