01 May 2013 Understanding Wage Issues in the Tea Industry
The report assesses the pay and benefits of workers on tea plantations in Malawi, India and Indonesia, identifies the systemic problems that are locking in low wages, wages that are often less than what is needed to cover households' basic needs, and most importantly, outlines how the project participants will use their various spheres of influence to bring new organisations into the project and develop action plans to tackle the issues raised.
11 March 2013 An industry in transition, Sri Lanka
A report that highlights the emerging threats and opportunities faced by the Sri Lankan tea industry, focusing on plantation communities, and outlining options for addressing the challenges. The report is based on a multi stakeholder discussion convened by the Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP), World University Service of Canada (WUSC), and CARE Sri Lanka, and facilitated by the Centre for Poverty Analysis (CEPA).
20 June 2011 Climate change report from Kericho
On the 16 May Ethical Tea Partnership and the German Development Agency (GIZ) gave an overview of their 3 year public private partnership to support approximately 10,000 vulnerable farmers. Over 60 representatives of tea producers, tea buyers, Kenyan Government officials, tea institutions, NGOs and development organisations met in Kericho to discuss the opportunities and challenges associated with climate change adaptation in the Kenyan tea sector.