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).


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Forced labour

The term forced labour describes work or services undertaken by a person under duress or threat, in circumstances where the person has not offered him/herself voluntarily.

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