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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.

Request for Proposals (RFP) 21-01 TFO Canada
New Website and CMS

TFO Canada is soliciting proposals from highly qualified, experienced website development companies to design, develop and implement a new website that is a modern, highly attractive and built with responsive web design.

The proposal due date has been extended to January 22, 2021 at 4:00pm Ottawa time.

RFP Documents: Interested parties can download the RFP, including requirements and instructions here

Schedule B-2: The Proposal submission template can be downloaded here

Schedule B-3: The Project Implementation Plan template can be downloaded here

Schedule C: A sample contract can be downloaded here (This Schedule will be included in the coming week.)

Please press here to check answers for all submitted questions by potential vendors. 

Employment Opportunities 

Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) Consultancy for Egypt, Ghana, Haiti, Kenya, Mozambique, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal. Janurary 27 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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