Fairtrade (www.fairtrade.net) - OPPORTUNITY FOR SMALL PRODUCERS. Fairtrade promotes fair market conditions for small producers.The NGO supports the buying of crops from small producer organizations. A minimum price for the products and a Premium are some of the incentives that Fairtrade can offer to those who implement self-sustainable actions. Fairtrade also supports the raising of awareness of consumers and governments in order to promote the access of producers to its markets.
The ASSOPRO (Association for Ouro Fino Small Producers), was created to assure a sustainable agriculture for this specific group. In addition to the technical assistance for its associates, ASSOPRO offers tools to improve the coffee quality for its producers.