Africa Fashion Guide
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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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Wildlife Works SS13 collection

Can Fashion save wildlife? Wildlife Works is on a Mission to do just so! – BRAND PROFILE

Wildlife Works is a lifestyle brand advancing economic and social solutions in communities where wildlife survival is threatened. Wildlife Works’ mission is to harness the power of the global consumer to create innovativ...
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Deichtorhallen Hamburg

Benin Smallholder Farmers Rub Shoulders with International Stars as Cotton made in Africa exhibition opens

Albert Watson: Visions feat. Cotton made in Africa exhibition opens The Deichtorhallen Hamburg opened the Albert Watson: Visions feat. Cotton made in Africa exhibition in the House of Photography. At its heart are 36 large form...
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Fashion Made in Africa – from Cotton to Fashion Production – COTTON CAMPAIGN

This month we have a new guest contributor, freelance journalist, copywriter and experienced in ethical fashion and textile projects specifically in Africa. We invited her to question to area of Fashion Made in Africa as a con...
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‘Dear Diary’ – Textile Exchange Visit a Tanzanian Cotton Farm – AFRICAN COTTON CAMPAIGN

We are still continuing our African Cotton Campaign and so will continue to highlight projects, factories, clothing and initiatives that use African grown and sewn cotton. During the month of May our friend at Textile Exchange...
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FAIRTRADE Cotton Farming in AFRICA – Interview with Malian Cotton Organisation

A few weeks ago I brought my French speaking friend along with me to the Fairtrade Foundation offices in Minories, London. I had received an email to interview a cotton farm representative from a Fairtrade Cotton organisation i...
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