Congolese coffee cooperatives assist victims of sexual violence

TDC in collaboration with two coffee cooperatives, a local NGO and BTC supported victims of sexual violence in eastern Congo. A trusted local player, the coffee cooperatives were able to restore the dignity of the victims and enable their economic and social reintegration.

THE MARKET SUPPORT FOR SMALL PRODUCERS IN AFRICA: A PRIORITY FOR TDC

Beekeepers and weavers in Tanzania, coffee growers and the craft women in Uganda: they all share their motivation and pride about the products they make. But they hardly know which consumers are willing to pay a fair price for their products.

The TDC supports Peruvian physalis producers

Probably you have noticed them on supermarket shelves: boxes of bright orange berries crowned by papery sepals. Where do they come from and what is the story behind these ‘lanterns’? The TDC supports a project that helps the Peruvian physalis farmers of San Pablo to get a larger share of the sustainable commodity chain.

Documentary fair trade coffee from Kivu

The Trade for Development Centre commissioned a documentary about fair trade coffee from Kivu for TV5Monde. The documentary is now available, with English subtitles. A camera crew visited three coffee organisations in Kivu: RAEK, Sopacdi and COOPAC. It shows how fair trade coffee can positively impact the living conditions of the local population, even when the circumstances are tough.
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