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


 
 

 

Textile Exchange report highlights concerns with recent increase in adoption of genetically modified (GM) cotton in Africa

Firstly why is this a discussion? Because the demand for organic and preferred cotton is growing; ensuring support for non-GM sustainable alternatives will give farmers a choice and protect their ability to have market access. ...
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Rebirth of Heritage – Textiles Made in Nigeria

So Fashion Made in Nigeria has seemed to almost erupt over the last few years and the gorgeous handmade textiles are being recognised more and more and this is what I want to briefly highlight. So lets dive in. ADIRE Now can I...
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Today is World Water Day and Cotton made in Africa Saves About 63bn Litres! – INDUSTRY NEWS

In many parts of the world cotton is artificially irrigated. On global average, cotton uses more than 2,100 litres of water per kilogram.* Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) does it differently. CmiA is sustainable cotton from Afric...
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May 5th Deadline! – ABURY Design Experience – using design to inspire change

The third edition of the ABURY Design Experience sends the winner to Ethiopia to preserve world crafts and culture through design After Ecuador (’15) and Morocco (’16) the winner of the ABURY Design Experience (ADEx) 2017 w...
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ANOTHER GIVEAWAY PRIZE! Win a copy of FASHION AFRICA BOOK by Jacqueline Shaw – Fashion Africa Conference 2016 – London

We are in a #giveaway mood today! With our #fashionafricaconference just ONE DAY away we just had to give away a #prize copy of our founder @jacquelinembrown book #FashionAfrica. Thats right tomorrow is our upcoming Fashion Afr...
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100% African! Once again Mantisworld sponsors the AFG Fashion Africa Conference Africa Cotton Campaign Tees!

We are extremely pleased to announce our Tee Shirt sponsors for our Fashion Africa Conference 2016.Mantisworld and its Founder Prama Bhardwaj have been active supporters of our work as have we been huge fans of theirs. Having v...
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