Conscious Choices: A Guide to Ethical Consumerism in Palestine

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During the summer of 2014, environmentalists Muna Dajani and Lina Isma’il conducted research for an innovative Palestinian guidebook, which was published by the Heinrich Boell Foundation’s Ramallah office. The authors visited farmers, artisans, and companies throughout Palestine, and wrote 100 profiles introducing their work. The result of their journey is a guidebook that invites its readers to get to know the people behind the products they buy, and to build and expand their own individual network of producers.

Product details
Date of Publication
April 2015
Publisher
Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung Palestine & Jordan
Number of Pages
144
Licence
Language of publication
English, Arabic
Table of contents

A Letter from the Authors
A Word of Welcome by the Heinrich Böll Foundation
Why Shop Ethically in Palestine?
Agriculture in Palestine
Handicrafts
Formulating New Standards for Shopping Ethically in Palestine
Fair Trade and Organic
Networking and Social Dynamics of Ethical Consumerism
Food
Handicrafts
Wine and Beer
Educational
Shops
Larger Companies
Seasonal Calendar
Useful Links, Campaigns, and Readings