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About TFO Canada

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TFO Canada improves lives through the creation of sustainable trade partnerships for exporters from developing countries with Canadian and foreign buyers.
TFO Canada confronts the challenge of global poverty by promoting sustainable economic development through export information, advice and contact. TFO Canada facilitates access to foreign markets 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 organization.

TFO CANADA - new website management and content management system -RFP 21-01


TFO CANADA would like to thank all the companies who responded to our request for proposals for the website management and content management system.  We are pleased to inform that a vendor contract has been finalized with the company WeUsThem Inc. TFO Canada will be working with this company in the design, development and implementation of our organization’s new website.


Employment Opportunities 

Communications and Trade Support Services Manager May 31st  2021 

SUMMER POSITION – International aid and development project officer (Asia/ Middle East)  June 11th 2021 

SUMMER POSITION – Business Analyst Sharepoint  May 21st 2021  

Volunteer Opportunities

TFO Canada offers unpaid volunteer roles three times a year (April-June, June-August, September-November) for Ottawa-based volunteers interested in supporting our Canadian market access services and some of our trade capacity building projects, while at the same time gaining experience in research, writing, and results-gathering skills in the fields of international development and trade.  Click here for a complete description of this volunteer role and application instructions.

Consulting Opportunities

TFO Canada is seeking highly qualified and experienced consultants to work with us on current and upcoming projects for the following high demand areas:

Fresh fruit and vegetables
Processed food
Specialty Foods (ethnic, organic, superfoods, etc.)
Specialty textiles/handicrafts/home décor
Cosmetics, health products
Outsourcing – software development
Outsourcing – back office support


Health and Wellness

Gender experts on Women and international trade/ business/SMEs

Corporate Social Responsibility, including “decent” work

Skills and knowledge are required in: marketing, branding, product development, presentation skills, coaching, Canadian requirements (including packaging and labelling), logistics and transportation, setting up buyer meetings, assessing export readiness.

Consultants should have at least 5 years of experience in a relevant field and, ideally, previous experience working with clients from Africa, Asia and Latin America. Experience promoting trade for women-owned businesses is considered an asset. Please indicate your fluency in English, French and/or Spanish. All applicants must be eligible to work in Canada.

Qualified consultants may submit a CV highlighting your experience by email to tfocrc@tfocanada.ca

TFO Canada strives to ensure gender equality for men and women in their participation in TFO Canada’s programs, projects and activities, and also in TFO Canada’s employment, contracting and management opportunities.


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