Documentary fair trade gold

TDC visited Aurelsa, a Peruvian gold mine. The founders tell us that they started mining in the 1980s without any protection, which was dangerous and very unhealthy. Now, they are mining fair trade gold which makes a huge difference for their entire community. We follow the fair trade gold coming into Europe. Which steps do we need to take to turn the fair trade gold story into a success ?

TDC is launching a call for external consultants

TDC is launching a public services contract for coaching services in finance and business management of producers'organisation and micro, small and medium-sized enterprises. Deadline for applications is December 8th, 2016.

TDC launches a new call for applications in various products sectors

TDC launches a new call for proposals for financial support in various products sectors in all the partner countries. Deadline for applications : October 31st 2016.

Collecting data to better understand the market

The main concern that arose from the evaluation of the first TDC marketing coaching series in 2014, was the high number of inadequate or incomplete application forms. These weakest organisations were not selected although they were most in need. TDC therefore decided to add a preliminary step to its marketing support: a 'data capturing' training.

These companies chose fair trade!

TDC published a new series of 10 interviews with Belgian companies that offer fair trade products. Discover how several supermarket chains associate – for certain products – profit and fair trade.

Congolese coffee cooperatives assist victims of sexual violence

TDC in collaboration with two coffee cooperatives, a local NGO and BTC supported victims of sexual violence in eastern Congo. A trusted local player, the coffee cooperatives were able to restore the dignity of the victims and enable their economic and social reintegration.