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 Jamaica Exporters Association (JEA) is a non-government members association which was established in 1966 to promote and support the growth and development of the export sector. The JEA is committed to facilitating the growth of Jamaica's exports regionally and internationally. The JEA has established a network of Export Centres and Business Information Points across the island as a centralized system of information to positively impact national export performance and competitiveness, while providing standardized exporting and business information in the parishes of St. Andrew, Portland, St. Mary, St. Thomas, St. Elizabeth, Clarendon and Manchester. JEA and JAMPRO Jamaica Trade and Invest partnered and developed a National Export Strategy for Jamaica. This strategy is a unified initiative which seeks to maximize the export sector's direct contribution to economic and social development with its vision to make Jamaica the place of choice for creative, innovative goods and services of exceptional quality.