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Job alert: TDC is hiring 3 coaches

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!

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For ethical clothing

For many years now, there has been a great deal of information about the negative impact of our consumption patterns on human rights and the

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Sopacdi faces more challenges than ever before

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.

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Call for proposals grants

Call for Proposal in 2 phases targeting MSMEs with a social purpose or producers’ organisations for the implementation of a strategy and/or an action plan to become more sustainable and more respectful of decent income and decent work.

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The path to ethical clothing

For many years now, we’ve known that the way we consume has negative consequences on both people and planet. The 2013 Rana Plaza collapse, which killed more than 1,100 people working for major clothing brands, shone a light on the appalling working conditions in sweatshops. On 27 September 2022, Enabel’s TDC hosted a conference on ethical clothing, followed by a fashion show. The event was attended by more than 150 people. The debates focused on two key questions: Have working conditions in the textile industry improved since the collapse of Rana Plaza? And is Made in Europe a guarantee of decent work?

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Job alert: TDC is hiring 3 coaches

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!

Read more »

For ethical clothing

For many years now, there has been a great deal of information about the negative impact of our consumption patterns on human rights and the

Read more »

Sopacdi faces more challenges than ever before

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.

Read more »

Call for proposals grants

Call for Proposal in 2 phases targeting MSMEs with a social purpose or producers’ organisations for the implementation of a strategy and/or an action plan to become more sustainable and more respectful of decent income and decent work.

Read more »

The path to ethical clothing

For many years now, we’ve known that the way we consume has negative consequences on both people and planet. The 2013 Rana Plaza collapse, which killed more than 1,100 people working for major clothing brands, shone a light on the appalling working conditions in sweatshops. On 27 September 2022, Enabel’s TDC hosted a conference on ethical clothing, followed by a fashion show. The event was attended by more than 150 people. The debates focused on two key questions: Have working conditions in the textile industry improved since the collapse of Rana Plaza? And is Made in Europe a guarantee of decent work?

Read more »

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