Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) is an apex body under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, responsible for the export promotion of agricultural products.

TRIFED is the pioneer implementer of Van Dhan Scheme meant to foster the economic development of Indian tribal artisans especially MFP gatherers through value addition of their products. To further promote the cause, it has partnered with APEDA with an intention to seek concrete support in exporting optimum quality organic agricultural products cultivated/ collected by the Indian tribal population and create a sustainable market for the same by catering to the genuine nature enthusiasts residing in different parts of the globe. TRIFED with APEDA will also be engaged in organizing various exhibitions and fashion shows abroad to serve the purpose.