Trade for Development Centre is a programme of Enabel, the Belgian development agency.

Trade for Development Centre

Trade for Development Centre is a programme of Enabel, the Belgian development agency.

We believe that fair and sustainable trade are a way to decrease poverty. It gives smallholders in the South the opportunity to develop in a sustainable way. We work around three main themes: producer support, sharing information and raising awareness.

News

Here you will find our most recent publications in order of appearance. The last published will be in the front.

Articles (en)

Colruyt chocolate offers a bonus to cocoa farmers

For the past three years, Colruyt has been running a pilot project in Côte d’Ivoire, focusing on the living wage of cocoa producers. The lessons learned should enable the supermarket chain to improve the fairness of its Boni-branded chocolates.

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Articles (en)

Java goes carbon neutral to fight climate change 

Belgian coffee roaster Java has organic and fair trade-labelled coffees in its product range. Yet, it prefers to focus its efforts on sustainability and impact on the climate, a commitment that materialises in CO2 neutral certification. 

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Articles (en)

Yeyasso is making its way

On the occasion of the World Cocoa Conference held in Brussels from 21 to 24 April, the Trade for Development Centre met Yeo Yesson Moussa, Managing Director of Yeyasso, based in Man, Côte d’Ivoire. The meeting was an opportunity to take stock of the cooperative’s projects.

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