Palestinian Fairtrade oil.

Position:Compass 06/2009: News and views from around the world - Brief article

Actress, author and olive farmer Carol Drinkwater is to help launch a project supporting Palestinian farmers struggling to cope with the destruction of their olive trees. She is to become a patron of an initiative linking Fairtrade groups in Devon, England, with olive farmers in the West Bank village of Deir Istya, where many ancient olive trees are under threat from encroaching Israeli settlements and the apartheid separation wall Israel is building in the West Bank. The project will help develop links between Devon and the...

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