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Buyer Be Fair: The promise of product certification

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BUYER BE FAIR: The Promise of Product Certification (DVD) – Buyer Be Fair looks at two major trade goods – timber and coffee – to find out how certification works and whether it helps the world’s poor and its lands. Can the lessons from certification of timber, by the Forest Stewardship Council, and coffee, by Fair Trade, be applied to other products. Compelling stories and characters from Mexico, the Netherlands, the UK, Sweden, the USA and Canada help explore new ways to make globalization work for all of us. (2006) (57 mins)

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Banana Split

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BANANA SPLIT (DVD) – Companion book included. Despite the fact that the nearest banana plantation is 5000 kilometres away, the banana is the cheapest fruit in the produce stand. This film explores the North/South split between consumers and the people who work to grow the fruit that Canadians like to eat at any time of year. More information is available at http://shebafilms.com/ . Curriculum guide for World Issues in pdf format is available at http://www.global-ed.org/bananas-unpeeled.pdf (2002) (46 mins)

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