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Theme: Informal Economy
Program(s): Global Trade
Occupational Group(s): Small Farmers
By Theune, Schmoo .

Almost 5% of the population of Sri Lanka work in the billion-dollar tea industry ... The cultivation and selling of black tea has shaped the lives of generations of Sri Lankans since 1867. Documentary photographer Schmoo Theune visited plantations in the country to explore the world of Ceylon tea production.

By Rowling, Megan.

At the U.N. climate summit in Doha late last year, Fairtrade International and The Gold Standard Foundation announced an agreement to incorporate Fairtrade principles into low-carbon development projects certified by Gold Standard. The first credits are expected by the end of 2013.

United States Policy Matters: The Informal Economy Harvard Kennedy School News . (17 May 2012)
By Megias, Mari.

On a tour of a slum settlement in Ahmedabad City, India, Martha “Marty” Chen paused when she noticed a woman hunched over a neat row of little pill bottles.