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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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Highlighting African textiles – being shown soon at the Future Fabrics Expo, 28-30 Sept

Over the years The Sustainable Angle have researched thousands of sustainable textiles sourced from hundreds of mills from around the world, many of which will be available to see at the 4th Future Fabrics Expo (28th-30th ...
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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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Fashion and Textile Design Study Trips to Uganda – EDUCATION

Venture Uganda Travel and Ethnic Supplies Ltd are pleased to announce the introduction of a Fashion & Textiles study tour (13/9 nights).  This Venture Uganda fashion and textiles tour combines some of the fascinating aspec...
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Trine Lindegaard Fuses Kente and Charity through Colab with Fine Cell Work – UK’s biggest prisons.

Trine Lindegaard has featured on AFG before for the unique use of Kente textiles. Trine spent some time in Ghana developing new Kente designs together with a local family run Kente weaving business. For the SS14 collection Tri...
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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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Ethiopian Mafi Brings The Last Resort Collection for 2014 – DESIGNER

We first met with Mahlet Afework, the founder and designer for Mafi, in Ethiopia during the Source Africa / Hub of Africa Fashion Week and have always been a fan of her brand, her ethos and eye for style. Mafi works exclusivel...
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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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