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


 
 

 

‘Dear Diary’ – Textile Exchange Visit a Tanzanian Cotton Farm – AFRICAN COTTON CAMPAIGN

We are still continuing our African Cotton Campaign and so will continue to highlight projects, factories, clothing and initiatives that use African grown and sewn cotton. During the month of May our friend at Textile Exchange...
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FAIRTRADE Cotton Farming in AFRICA – Interview with Malian Cotton Organisation

A few weeks ago I brought my French speaking friend along with me to the Fairtrade Foundation offices in Minories, London. I had received an email to interview a cotton farm representative from a Fairtrade Cotton organisation i...
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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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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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Wild Earth Cotton x CMiA African cotton casualwear

Wild Earth Cotton Cotton Made in Africa & Merison/Hermes Otto International announce the “Wild Earth Cotton” casual clothing collection for autumn 2012. Aid by Trade/Cotton Made in Africa and Hermes Otto International m...
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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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