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Shaping policy for development

An overview of Lagoro IDP camp in Kitgum District, northern Uganda, 20 May 2007. Manoocher Deghati/IRIN
Thu, 07/25/2013 - 16:32 -- Anonymous (not verified)

Is the time ripe for a 'Good for development' product label?

20 October 2007
Karen Ellis and Michael Warner

'The Fairtrade labeling scheme represents a very narrow definition of what is good for development, and concerns about food miles may jeopardise exports for over a million poor farmers. How can consumers be given better information about the broad development impacts of their purchases?'

This post features the author's personal view and does not represent the view of ODI.

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International Economic Development Group
Private Sector and Markets