Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Association TON5 stars

Place, CountryNiangoloko, Burkina Faso


Certified Productssesame seeds, shea kernelsfair for life logo
Certification ProgrammeFair for Life - Social & Fair Trade Certification
Performance Rating
ChapterContent of the Fair For Life - Social & Fair Trade ProgrammeMaximumRating
1Core Principles and Values1212
2Commitment to and Management of Fair Trade Policy2418
3Respect of Human Rights and Decent Working Conditions239184
4Respect of the Environment160116
5Local Development and Community Relations1615
6Trading and Supply chain relations6750
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer2726
9Managing Certification and Performance4635
Total Score Performance Rating504
Certification for fair trade and responsible supply chains
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsEN / FR

The TON association is an entity grouping producer members, grouped in several villages. Today, TON is involved in several areas including:
1) The well-being of the human being: Indeed, TON is a reference in Burkina in its activities against the trafficking and exploitation of children. In addition, it contributes to the awakening of consciences through literacy and the innumerable sensitization / training it organizes for the benefit of the population

2) Agricultural production: This is the main income-generating activity. The shea almonds and sesame are Fair for Life certified. Through its technical team, TON works to find market for its member producers through its participation in fairs and workshops. It works on the professionalization of these producers thanks to the conferences organized, studies,trainings / sensitization and the follow-up control.

The association TON is one of the founding members of the national fair trade platform of Burkina Faso. The current objective of TON is to perpetuate this dynamic, but also to continue to work the diversification of its actions and activities, in order to reach more producers and allow the improvement of household incomes.

L'association TON est une entité regroupant des producteurs et productrices membres, constitués en groupement dans plusieurs villages.
De nos jours, TON intervient dans plusieurs domaines dont :
1) Le bien-être de la personne humaine : En effet, TON est une référence au Burkina dans ses activité de lutte contre le trafic et l'exploitation des enfants. Par ailleurs, elle contribue à l'éveil des consciences à travers l'alphabétisation et les innombrables sensibilisation/formations qu'elle organise au profit des population

2) La production agricole : C’est la principale activité génératrice de revenu. Les amandes de karité et le sésame font l’objet de la certification équitable FFL. A travers son équipe technique, TON oeuvre à la recherche de marchés pour ses producteurs membres grâce à sa participation aux foires et ateliers. Elle travaille à la professionnalisation de ces producteurs grâce aux conférences organisées, les sorties d’étude, les formations/sensibilisation et le suivi contrôle.
L’association TON est un des membres fondateurs de la plateforme nationale du commerce équitable du Burkina. L’objectif actuel de TON est de perpétuer cette dynamique, mais aussi continuer de travailler la diversification de ses actions et activités, afin de toucher davantage de producteurs et permettre l’amélioration des revenus des ménages.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage86 %

Date of Certification
Last Update18.05.2022

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