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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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Cotton News Just in! – Cotton Made in Africa welcomes Mozambique as SIXTH Project Country

Exciting news just in! Our partner Cotton Made in Africa and their cotton initiative has expanded its efforts in Southeast Africa. Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) welcomes a new project country in Southeast Africa: 75,000 smallhol...
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Sustainable and ethical cotton sourcing – Forum – London 2015

We are cotton lovers over here at Africa Fashion Guide so when we heard about the Cotton Connect forum on sustainable and ethical cotton sourcing looking at how to get it right, and make it pay for your business – we jus...
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Cotton Initiative Expands Activities in SouthEast Africa – CmiA Works with Smallholder Farmers in Zimbabwe

The Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) Initiative will begin working with around 30,000 smallholder farmers in Zimbabwe starting with the cotton harvest 2012/13. The objective here, as in the other six project countries, is to improv...
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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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News in! Victoria Secret, Burkina Faso and Fairtrade cotton – Child Labour Allegations

Some of you my have heard about this already about  recent article published by Bloomberg alleging that Victoria’s Secret has used Fairtrade and organic cotton from farms in Burkina Faso that use children to work on picking...
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