Fruitful business opportunities

Two years ago, Traidcraft Exchange started work with low-income Senegalese fruit farmers and collectors to look at how they could organise their businesses, sell their exotic fruits and begin to turn a healthy profit. Alistair Leadbetter visited the project in early 2018, and reflects on the challenges of the project and the steps that need to be taken to link producers with markets.

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How should the UK trade with developing countries after Brexit?

In a previous blog, Traidcraft presented our views on how the UK should trade with the world post-Brexit. Now that it is clear that the UK is going to be leaving the Customs Union, it is important that the government makes a clear trade offer to the world’s poorest countries that supports their economic development.

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Tom Wills
Demonetisation and cash flow chaos in India

Over the last few months the Indian government’s demonetisation policy has caused chaos for small producers, including those that Traidcraft work with. Alistair Leadbetter looks at the reasons for the policy and explains why it has had such a huge impact on small businesses.

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Tom Wills