If you feel that the world of Fair Trade has its very own language – don’t fret! We’ll keep you in the know!


With this glossary we’ll guide you through the common technical terms used by FLOCERT, Fairtrade International and the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO).


Learn about the wor(l)ds of Fair Trade below!

Development requirements

The term development requirements describes the continuous improvements that producers within small producer organizations and contract production set-ups must make. Average scores are awarded in a scoring system (that also defines minimum average thresholds) defined by the certification body.


Back to overview