PFTA Cooperatives

Cooperatives connect farmers and producers of handmade traditional products in the mutual endeavor of fair trade and make available certifications and markets unavailable to individual producers. As producers they adhere strictly to internationally recognized fair trade and organic standers. As members of cooperatives, they form associations and networks for cooperatives decision making and problem solving. The skills and networks for cooperative environment are available in addressing other issues. Participatory, collective decision making is empowering, reinforcing the value of each individual’s contribution. In addition, the combines reinvestment of collectives makes a significant, empowering impact on the community; each cooperative decides where to spend the money.

 

Number Cooperative name Total number of Farmers Total certified area (in Dunums)
1 Sanour 51 2727.3
2 Berqin 45 2302.25
3 Faqu'a 8 423
4 'Anza 59 1957.8
5 Al-jdeideh 16 1103.6
6 Sir 32 5485.5
7 'Anin 77 3710.4
8 Kufor Ra'i 19 833.25
9 Kufor Dan 43 1569.55
10 Misilyeh 27 1704
11 Sila Al-Harthiya 77 2567.25
12 Rummaneh 22 1192.8
13 Jalqamous 23 889.35
14 Raba 16 1254.4
15 Zbuba 23 778.25
16 Al-Taybeh 18 977
17 Al-Rami 22 1063
18 Al-'Arqa 21 1138.5
19 Ta'enik 19 1082.6
20 Alyamon 81 2953.535
21 Arraba 28 4569.9
22 Mirkah 9 463.4
23 Jaba'a 10 519.4
24 Tlfeet 7 1642
25 Ya'bad 28 2981.5
26 Kofr Quod 20 869.7
27 Maithaloon 19 1366.3
29 Aqaba 45 4427.7
30 Tuobas 5 15.3
31 'Asira 49 2954.2
32 Beit Mrein 32 1715.85
33 Sibistya 54 1531.9
34 Talluza 16 1194.7
35 Nisf Jbail 15 584.9
36 Deir Sharaf 22 971.7
37 Alnakora 7 273.2
38 Ijnisinia 10
39 Bitah 11 801
40 'Arura 27 1179
41 Mazare'i Al-Noubani 19 722.5
44 Der Ballot 32 1557.7
45 Qifeen 10 486
48 kofr Thelth 22 1549.2
49 Jayyos 5 273
50 Sear-ql 10 726.75