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Starbucks and Fairtrade partner in Rwanda

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Starbucks, Fairtrade organisations join in sustainable development efforts in Rwanda; new Rwanda Fairtrade Certified Coffee coming to UK Starbucks in 2010; business forum explores entrepreneurial spirit focusing on responsible capitalism.

Foreign Investment and Foreign Trade Agency of Mongolia (FIFTA) - Mongolia Office

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The Foreign Investment and Foreign Trade Agency of Mongolia (FIFTA) is the government agency responsible for the promotion and facilitation of foreign direct investment and foreign trade in the country. It also seeks to promote export, improve the investment and business environment, and create a...

Oxfam Canada

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Oxfam Canada is an international development agency which focuses on the root causes of poverty, injustice and inequality, with the stated intent of creating self-reliant and sustainable communities. The agency believes that to end global poverty women's rights must be secured. In addition to food...

Brot Für Alle (Bread for All)

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Brot Fur Alle (Bread for All) is the Development Service of the Protestant Churches of Switzerland. It works to empower people to build sustainable livelihoods through over 350 projects in more than 50 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. It also advocates for international social,...

Third World Network Africa

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Research and Advocacy on issues of social and economic policy that advances the needs and interests of peoples of African and other third world countries (especially marginalized social groups), a fair distribution of world’s resources, and forms of development which are sustainable and fulfil...

US Agency for International Development (USAID)

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USAID is an independent agency that supports long-term economic and social development through policy dialogue, conflict prevention, technology transfer in sectors such as health, agriculture, education and housing, and promotion of trade and investment. U.S. assistance is channelled through...

Consumer Unity and Trust Society (CUTS) International

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Consumer Unity and Trust Society (CUTS) was established in India as a consumer protection organisation. Currently, the organisation operates across India, Africa, Vietnam and the United Kingdom in five areas: consumer protection,trade and development, competition, investment and economic...

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Trade Finance: Make it work for women

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Trade Finance: Make it work for women, a news article, reports that women make up 70% of the world's poor, and it is important that they be given access to finance, which is critical to business success. The global financial crisis exacerbates an already dissatisfactory situation of trade financing...

Greyston Bakery

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Greyston Bakery is a for-profit company offering high quality gourmet products. Based on a social enterprise model, Greyston Bakery aims to be a force for personal transformation and community economic renewal, offering onsite training, fair wages, health benefits and opportunities for direct...

Dorcas

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Dorcas started in September 1999 with ladies who desperately needed to support their own families and had no other income at all. The purpose of Dorcas is to raise up women like Dorcas in the New Testament, who always did good and helped the poor. * It opens up the door for them to do in...