Fairtrade and the Climate Crisis – a lesson kit for secondary schools

It’s farmers who are on the front line of the climate crisis, feeling the worst effects right now. But they are working hard to win a better future for all of us. Stand with them by choosing Fairtrade.

Classroom Ideas

  • This video can be used to discuss the impacts of climate change on the agricultural industry. Students could identify the challenges faced by farmers overseas as a result of the climate crisis.
  • Students could conduct research into sustainable farming strategies to reduce desertification and crop failure, such as forest friendly farming as seen in ‘Guardians of the Rainforest‘.
  • Download the Teaching Notes and PowerPoint Presentation on the right hand side of this page for a full lesson on Fairtrade and the Climate Crisis