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.
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Empowering Peruvian Mango Exporter to be Export Ready for the Canadian Market
Asociacion Agroecologica Tambogrande (AGROTAM) a small organic mangoes producers association in Tambo Grande of the Piura region of Peru made up of five associations with over 200 growers covering 350 hectares of organic mangoes orchards needed help in accessing the Canadian market. That growing region may have a competitive advantage of earlier mango harvesting time but the growers did not have the North American export market knowledge for their product. To alleviate this lack of knowledge in the spring of 2011 TFO Canada in partnership with then CIDA and OAS kicked off its Market Access for Organic Mango project with the creation and release of a Canadian Market for Mango report created...
PRONicaragua is the Official Investment and Export Promotion Agency of the Government of Nicaragua. Created in 2002, the agency is part of the government抯 team of organizations implementing the national strategy to reduce poverty and foster the country抯 sustainable development. Its role is promoting Nicaragua as a safe and stable destination for foreign investment. PRONicaragua is also responsible for trade facilitation to support the development of Nicaragua抯 exports. Through these activities, PRONicaragua continues to make significant contributions to the improvement of the country抯 business climate in order to encourage investors and, ultimately, generate employment opportunities, technology transfer and improve the population抯 quality of life.