Africa Fashion Guide
A social enterprise promoting sustainability within Africa's fashion and textile industry.


 
 

 
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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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Benin Gemeinde Pehunko Dorf Sayakrou Projekt Cotton Made in Africa

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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Diesel+EDUN Final Collection Collaboration – on sale NOW!

Diesel+EDUN present the final collection in a historic two-season collaboration. Inspired by African creativity, the Fall Winter 2013 collection is entirely manufactured in Africa with the finest CCI (Conservation Cotton Initia...
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Baroness Lola Young’s Dedication to Sustainable Fashion and African Smallholder Farmers

British peer of the realm Baroness Lola Young joined the Aid by Trade Foundation (AbTF) Board of Trustees on June 1st, 2013 and participated in her first board meeting Wednesday, June 12th. Led by AbTF’s founder Dr Mich...
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Vlisco Group sponsors Cotton made in Africa

  Dutch fashion fabric producer Vlisco Group recently confirmed their partnership with Cotton Made in Africa (CmiA) and will be the initiative’s first partner to both produce and market its products to local consumers in...
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