25. April 2019

Competition law, despite protecting consumers from issues such as price fixing, has been found to significantly hamper discussing price when it comes to thinking about improving incomes for impoverished smallholder farmers. Using two recently published papers which explore the topic, David Taylor (Fairtrade Foundation), Peter Möhringer (Fairtrade Deutschland) and Don Deville (Sustainable food Lab) frame a debate on the issue of competition law in the context of living income.