TFO Canada confronts the challenge of global poverty by promoting sustainable economic development through export information, advice and contact. TFO Canada facilitates access to the Canadian marketplace and shares Canadian trade expertise for the benefit of smaller exporters in developing countries. Founded in 1980, TFO Canada is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation.
Sourcing Shea Butter: A Buyer’s Perspective (Burkina Faso Project)
Maiga Shea Butter is a Canadian company with African roots. Operated by Saidou Maigo, the company have been in business for over 8 years providing organic skincare products with shea butter as the base ingredient. Saidou participated in TFO Canada’s Buyer’s Mission to Burkina Faso in February of 2014, which resulted in the enhancement of his shea butter supply chain. 1. How did you hear about the TFO Canada project in Burkina Faso? How was your experience working with TFO Canada?I have been aware of TFO Canada and its services for over four years through one of the organization’s associates Bertrand Walle, the head of the mission to Burkina Faso. When this mission was...
The Chamber of Commerce of Santo Domingo is a non-governmental organization which provides assessment, promotes formal trade in support of economic growth, national development, job creation, sector formality and the strengthening of institutionalism in the Dominican Republic. Their purpose is to strengthen and promote economic activities within their jurisdiction and to encourage economic exchange and integration of the various sectors within the national economy, while respecting the legal precepts and standards of business ethics.