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Improving working conditions in China

July 5, 2019 3:10 am Published by Comments Off on Improving working conditions in China

Given that nearly half of the world’s tea comes from China, it is not surprising that 80 million people in the country work in tea. The factories that process Chinese tea are varied – ranging from small, family-owned factories, to highly automated state-of the art factories. Similarly, human resource (HR) systems in place in the Chinese tea sector are also varied.


Women, Children and Families in Assam Commitment with UNICEF

July 5, 2019 3:00 am Published by Comments Off on Women, Children and Families in Assam Commitment with UNICEF

The Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP) has worked with tea communities in India over many years. We are therefore very aware of the complex, sometimes hidden, issues facing tea communities.


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July 2, 2019 2:02 pm Published by Comments Off on Test

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Tackling climate change and deforestation in tea communities

July 1, 2019 5:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Tackling climate change and deforestation in tea communities

Climate change is one of the major risks faced by the world today. The effects of climate change will impact how and where tea can be grown. This has serious implications for the people who depend on tea for a living. Small-scale farmers are particularly vulnerable.


Planning for the impact of climate change

July 1, 2019 4:50 pm Published by Comments Off on Planning for the impact of climate change

The effects of climate change will impact how and where tea can be grown, and whether small-scale tea farmers can continue to depend on tea to provide for them and their families.


Empowering women in tea communities

July 1, 2019 4:45 pm Published by Comments Off on Empowering women in tea communities

Although women and girls enjoy greater rights and opportunities today than at any other time in history, gender inequality persists around the world. We know that women and girls’ lives are often limited in the countries and communities that produce tea.