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.
Here you will find our most recent publications in order of appearance. The last published will be in the front.
Enabel’s Trade for Development Centre is committed to making production and consumption chains more sustainable and respectful of human rights. It does this through supporting African cooperatives, producer organizations and business support agencies. Therefore, the TDC is looking for 3 new coaches. Interested? Read the job descriptions and apply before March 7th!
Following recent discussions within the “Parliamentary Intergroup on Fair Trade”, the Socialist Party (PS) has tabled a draft law in the Belgian House of Representatives
Enabel’s Trade for Development Centre commissioned AKA ZEBRA to carry out a study to clarify and document the operational, financial and commercial procedures and implications
In June 2022, the TDC team met Joachim Munganga, President of Sopacdi (Solidarité Paysanne pour la Promotion des Actions Café et Développement Intégral), a cooperative of coffee growers in South Kivu. He had just returned from the World of Coffee event organised in Milan by the Specialty Coffee Association. Sopacdi won third place in the competition organised by the SPP label, whose aim is to promote quality coffees from small producers.
Since 2016, Incub’Ivoir has positioned itself as a provider of support to entrepreneurs in Côte d’Ivoire. However, they needed to position themselves better in this sector and find a better business model. The TDC coaches were able to lend their support in these crucial stages.