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20 October 2014
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    Using The Lowdown

    The Lowdown gives more information about fair trade and the global community.

    Students can use The Lowdown information anytime they want to find out more about about issues raised in the activities. They can browse around or print off sections they find interesting. Teachers can also use this to devise their own learning tasks.

    Encourage students to use The Lowdown for research work or to broaden their learning for each on-line activity:

    Suggested research questions for students using The Lowdown

    1. Why can it be good for countries to trade?
    2. How do tariffs work?
    3. Name two different ways of growing sugar.
    4. What percentage of coffee profits go to producers?
    5. Why do farmers in richer countries sometimes produce morte than they need?
    6. How does fair trade help to reduce global poverty?

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