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


 
 

 

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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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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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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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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‘Time to Talk’ – Textile Exchange Pre-conference Cotton Dialogues – EVENT

Liesl Truscott the Director of The Textile Exchange Farm Engagement featured as a panelist at the successful Africa Fashion Guide ‘Fashion Africa’ book launch event last Friday 9th September. She shared her knowledg...
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Preventing the Contamination of AFRICAN ORGANIC COTTON: Organic practices hold the key

We want to keep you posted on all aspects of the African Cotton industry. You may ask why is it important, what issues arise i n farming African cotton and also how does the processing of cotton actually work. We will continue ...
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