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)

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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Articles (en)

Enabel, Yeyasso’s first Belgian partner 

At the World Cocoa Conference held in Brussels from 21 to 24 April, Yeo Moussa, Director of the Yeyasso cooperative, spoke about the support provided by Enabel’s Trade for Development Centre. He was speaking on a panel entitled “Policy Approach of the Belgian Development Cooperation for Sustainable Cocoa Supply Chain”. 

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Articles (en)

Javry coffee, sustainable but without a label

For nearly 10 years, Javry has marketed coffees that are both high quality and respectful of people and the environment. To do so, the Belgian roaster opts for direct sourcing rather than labels. Among its ambitions, the plan to import half its coffee by sailing cargo ship by the end of 2025.

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Articles (en)

TDC at the World Cocoa Conference

From April 21 -24th, Enabel participated at the World Cocoa Conference, organized in Brussels. The TDC took part in a panel on ‘Farmer income and Social responsibility in cocoa farming’
In recent years, TDC had been very active in supporting producers in the cocoa sector. A brief overview of the work that has been done and the main results.

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Articles (en)

Call for Proposals Grants – business support organisations 

The TDC aims to promote sustainable production and responsible consumption. It accomplishes this by strengthening production and consumption chains so that they become more sustainable (diversified, climate-smart), more inclusive and more respectful of human rights. 

Through this Call for Proposals, the TDC aims to support Business Support Organisations (BSOs) so that the MSMEs they support have access to quality support services in terms of sustainability and respect for human rights. 

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