A group of students enrolled in the TradeLab clinic at IELPO, University of Barcelona in 2017, worked on TradeLab’s first memorandum in Spanish for COOMERSA, a cooperative of raw sugar producers based in Salamina, Colombia. At the request of COOMERSA, the students conducted a detailed analysis of its business structure, operations, marketing methods and compliance with Colombian domestic regulation. In addition, the students devised an effective export strategy for COOMERSA.
The 2018 University of Ottawa-Queen’s University Joint Clinic worked on two reports for the International Trade Center (ITC), which will be used to support the implementation of the 2017 Buenos Aires Declaration on Trade and Women. The Queen’s project focused on the enhancement of women entrepreneurs’ participation in public procurement by studying models and tools used in a few countries to assess the strengths and weaknesses for promoting bidder diversity and inclusivity of