Fairtrade farmer set to highlight hardships

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Colombian Fairtrade farmer Aimeth Fernandez Angulo will visit Sheffield during Fairtrade Fortnight to highlight the hardships faced by banana farmers.

Aimeth will speak to supporters, shoppers and schools as part of her visit.

She said: “I’m looking forward to coming to Sheffield to tell people what it’s like to be a banana farmer in Colombia and how the decisions made in the UK can affect us in my home country.”