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News and Events » Network of Asian Producers General Assembly Jan 2012
The Network of Asian Producers 2012 General Assembly has closed in Chennai, India. Approximately 160 producer members attended the meeting, traveling from throughout India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Kyrgyzstan, and representatives from Fairtrade International, FLO-CERT and the Fairtrade Labelling Initiatives attended from Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand, Israel and Australia.
The two-day meeting, held on 21 and 22 January, was opened by Esther Guluma, the Chair of the Fairtrade International Board, and included a diverse range of sessions on updates to the Fairtrade system and issues pertinent to Fairtrade certified producers in Asia. Producer participants elected 16 members to the NAP Board, including Bharath Mandanna to the position of NAP Chair. Further information about the NAP GA is coming soon.