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About Altertrade



Fair Trade

Is a trading partnership, based on dialogue, transparency and respect, that seeks greater equity in international trade. It contributes to sustainable development by offering better trading conditions to, and securing the rights of, marginalized producers and workers.”

People to People Trade

Characterizes the trading relationship between balangon producers in the Philippines and Consumers’ Cooperatives in Japan and Korea, built on mutual respect and trust. It aims for better quality of life of producers and socio-economic development of communities. Regular exchanges and face to face interaction are essential in solidifying relationship.

Sustainable Agriculture - Organic Farming

Sustainable Agriculture is the management and conservation of land, animals, water and plants in such a manner to ensure the attainment and continued satisfaction of human needs for present and future generations.

Organic Farming is a farming system which does not use synthetic chemical pesticides or fertilizers but uses complex crop rotation, green and animal manure and other management tools which are good for the soil.

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