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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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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Africa Fashion Guide announces African Cotton Campaign Tee Sponsors – Mantisworld!! – Available to Buy at Fashion Africa Conf. 2015

We are extremely pleased to announce our Tee Shirt sponsors for our Fashion Africa Conference 2015. Mantisworld and its Founder Prama Bhardwaj have been active supporters of our work as have we been huge fans of theirs. Having ...
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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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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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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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