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New CmiA-Organic Standard Creates Market Access and Social Added Value for African Organic Cotton Farmers – Aid by Trade Foundation to Launch CmiA-Organic Cotton on the Market for the First Time

The Aid by Trade Foundation (AbTF) is the largest cotton initiative in Africa and is committed to integrating cotton originating from Africa into the textile industry with increasing success. The foundation is now also dedicate...
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CmiA and COMPACI Stakeholder Conference in Cologne – Experts’ meeting on African Cotton in Cologne

Making African cotton competitive and providing a sustainable basis for people and nature are the goals of Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) and COMPACI (Competitive African Cotton Initiative). Over 150 experts across the textile va...
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MAYAMIKO DESIGNED LAUNCHES NEW WOMEN’S COLLECTION AND ONLINE BOUTIQUE

Mayamiko Designed has launched its  full ‘New Season’ clothing range for on-trend, fashion conscious women.  The collection, which includes striking dresses and coordinating separates, is made from traditional ‘chitenje...
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CmiA & COMPACI and The Advancement of Women through Cotton Women Clubs – TEXTILES

The Aid by Trade Foundation follows an innovative approach in development cooperation. Rather than sending money to Africa, the Cotton made in Africa Initiative follows the principles of “social business” – as the name...
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Aid by Trade Foundation and BCI Sign Cooperation Agreement – TEXTILES

Representatives from the Aid by Trade Foundation (AbTF) and Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) signed a long-term cooperation agreement in Paris today. By signing this agreement, both organizations underscore their goal to continue...
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School Project in Burkina Faso – International Literacy Day on September 8 – TEXTILES

The Aid by Trade Foundation (AbTF) and OTTO Österreich looked to this year’s annual UNESCO International Literacy Day on September 8 with a positive note. More than 5,300 smallholder farmers received a basic education in...
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