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Garstang Fairtrade Town

Garstang The World's First Fairtrade Town

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Fairtrade and Ghana Link Survey 2010


                                         
GARSTANG SURVEY 2010 (2008)
RESULTS
Local people.
Sample size 200
number percent
I would like you to look at the symbol on this card and tell me whether you recognise it or not? (Show Fairtrade Mark without text, but including word 'Fairtrade'). Yes
193
(185)
96.5%
(92.5%)
No
7
(15)
3.5%
(7.5%)
2. Which of these definitions do you think best describes what this symbol stands for? You can choose as many or as few as you wish. Good value for UK shoppers
(13)
(6.5%)
A better deal for third world producers
193
(176)
96.5%
(88%)
Brand name
(4)
(2%)
An independent endorsement (consumer guarantee)
(1)
(0.5%)
Consumer protection
(2)
(1%)
Oxfam
(5)
(2.5%)
Traidcraft
(7)
(3.5%)
Office of Fair Trading
(9)
(4.5%)
None of these
(0)
(0%)
Don't know
7
(10)
3.5%
(5%)
3. Do you positively choose to buy Fairtrade Marked products when possible? Yes
125
(138)
62.5%
(69%)
No
75
(61)
37.5%
(30.5%)
4. Did you know Garstang is the world's first Fairtrade Town? Yes
199
(190)
99.5%
(95%)
No
1
(10)
0.5%
(5%)
5. Do you positively choose to buy locally produced products when possible? i.e. made in Lancashire produce. Yes
165
(173)
82.5%
(86.5%)
No
35
(27)
17.5%
(13.5%)
6. Garstang has a community link with a town in Africa.
a. Can you name this town?
Yes
61
(37)
30.5%
(18.5%)
No
139
(163)
69.5%
(81.5%)
b. Do you know which country it is in? Yes
56
(52)
28%
(26%)
No
144
(148)
72%
(74%)
c. Do you know what Fairtrade commodity is grown there? Yes
64
(92)
32%
(46%)
No
136
(108)
68%
(54%)
d. Do you think the link provides positive benefits to the Garstang community? Yes
117
(133)
58.5%
(66.5%)
No
83
(67)
41.5%
(33.5%)
7. There are many causes for global poverty but which one of the following would you say was the most significant? Climate change/natural disasters
16
(11)
8%
(5.5%)
Overpopulation
40
(48)
20%
(24%)
Corrupt Governments in developing countries
81
(97)
40.5%
(48.5%)
Unfair trade
10
(15)
5%
(7.5%)
Lack of international aid
3
(4)
1.5%
(2%)
Third World debt
9
(13)
4.5%
(6.5%)
Conflict in developing countries
10
(11)
5%
(5.5%)
Lack of education in developing countries
10
(14)
5%
(7%)
None of these
0
(2)
0%
(1%)
Don’t know
21
(14)
10.5%
(7%)
8. Do you think the western world is doing enough to end global poverty? Yes
51
(37)
25.5%
(18.5%)
No
149
(163)
74.5%
(81.5%)
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