The National Association of Women’s Organizations in Uganda (NAWOU)

Founded in 1992, the National Association of Women Organisations in Uganda (NAWOU) is a non-governmental umbrella organisation for more than 1,000 local women’s associations in Uganda. Their objective is to promote the growth of a strong women’s movement that advocates for the rights of women and to enhance their social-cultural, economic and political status. Originally established to coordinate and represent […]

Siyavuna Development Centre

SHORT SUPPLY CHAINS FOR ORGANIC AGRICULTURE IN SOUTH AFRICA Since Nelson Mandela’s election in 1994 successive South African governments have heavily invested in fostering a fairer representation of the black majority in the country’s economy to really make an end to apartheid. In general this has been a success. Relatively soon a black middle class […]

EWAD and Syanyonja Artisan Miners’ Alliance (SAMA)

In the remote Busia district, in eastern Uganda, more than 600 farmers try to complement their scarce incomes with gold exploitation. However, on top of the environmental costs caused by open mining, workers struggle to make end meats due to the untrustworthy middlemen they have to deal with. Eventually, the gold ends up with a distant buyer who can set the prices […]

VIRI – Vietnam Rural Industries and Development Institute

Vietnam Rural Industries Research and Development Institute (VIRI) was created in 1997 as a leading non-governmental organisation established by the Ministry of Science and Technology of Vietnam to support the sustainable development of rural industries in Vietnam. Since 2009, it has been WFTO certified.  The organisation aims to localise fair trade through a network of local buyers to create […]

CORDTUCH

Few countries can boast as much natural and cultural wealth as Ecuador. Its four major assets: the coastline, the sierra, the Amazon and the Galapagos Islands constitute four ecosystems with an infinite biodiversity. Twenty-five percent of the population is made up of indigenous communities with ancestral traditions, whose assertion of their identity has made Ecuador a […]

RED TUSOCO

The Bolivian Network of Community Solidarity Tourism, more commonly known as Red Tusoco, is a Bolivian association that brings together some twenty organisations and companies to develop community solidarity tourism throughout the country. The association supports the development of organisations in rural and indigenous communities in Bolivia that strive to improve the living conditions of their populations by […]

CUMBRE DEL SAJAMA

Created in 1997, Cumbre del Sajama is a Bolivian organisation that helps cooperatives and mining communities. The organisation offers services for socio-economic development through its team of professionals who are experts in social, legal and environmental issues related to mining. These services are provided in order to promote corporate social responsibility.  Through its activities, Cumbre del […]

HapaSpace

HapaSpace was founded in 2016 as part of the response to assist young adults in the city of Kumasi to build and grow start-ups, develop skills in STEM (Science, technology, engineering, and Maths), and offer a co-working space. The organization supports the entire entrepreneurship journey from idea generation, pre-seed funding to business growth and scaling. HapaSpace uses ideation and 5 days booth camps for business […]

Réseau Agriculture et Cycle de Vie

ACVie est un réseau de professionnels qui, par toutes les activités qu’il mène, œuvre pour le bien-être des producteurs en Côte d’Ivoire. Son ADN s’inscrit dans les principes de l’économie sociale et solidaire. ACVie cherche à impacter tant les producteurs que les professionnels du secteur pour y insuffler une nouvelle vision et éthique. Ses services […]

Ibn Al Baytar

L’Association Ibn Al Baytar (AIB) – L’arganier, l’or marocain L’arganier, une des espèces d’arbres les plus anciennes, ne pousse que dans le sud-ouest marocain. Ses rameaux épineux et son système racinaire particulièrement profond le rendent parfaitement adapté à l’aridité de la région. Outre sa valeur écologique, comme rempart à la désertification, l’arganier revêt également une […]

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