Linda Edwards

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PhD Linda Grimsley Peterson Edwards

World Fair Trade Organization

United States

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Linda, MS, MBA, PhD, proprietor of A Fair World, a member of the World Fair Trade Organization and Fair Trade Federation. Dr. Edwards was previously a director of a county's economic development department and a school teacher. AFW has a Fair Trade Artisan Housing Fund, housed at Prescott College, AR, to raise money to build artisan homes.
Linda has traveled in 66 countries, many recently doing research on the artisans but her love for studying cultures probably originated from a childhood living in Thailand with her family As a mother of four children and a devoted grandmother, Linda completed her PhD and continues to improve lives of artisans in lower developed countries.
Linda Edwards's publications

authors year title journal or book other lang type link
Edwards 2009 Sustainability: Quality of Life for Artisans Practicing the Fair Trade Business Model Proquest Proquest.com # 3360098 English Dissert. Link
Jaffee, Candace Archer, Coscione, Varangis, Johnson, Reed, Edwards, Valkila, Varul, Doppler 2009     English Report  

Expertise Keywords: artisans, crafts, quality of life, living wage, sustainability

Primary Expertise - Fair Trade Research
Discipline
Other
Research interest
artisans, quality of life, living wage, small fair trade businesses, sustainability
Countries of expertise
uganda, rwanda, kenya,thailand, cambodia, peru
Additional information on expertise
Dissertation:

SUSTAINABILITY: QUALITY OF LIFE FOR ARTISANS PRACTICING THE FAIR TRADE BUSINESS MODEL.
Secondary Expertise - Fair Trade Research
Discipline
 
Research interest
Fair Trade and the Artisans' Quality of Life
Countries of expertise
uganda, rwanda, kenya, thailand, cambodia, bhutan, peru, south africa, zambia
Additional information on expertise
Dr. Edwards frequently lectures to groups and students on Fair Trade. Most recently she was a guest lecturer at Coventry University and University of Johannesburg. She attend the 2008 Fair Trade Future Conference at Oxford University.