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Baroness Lola Young to be Ambassador for the Aid by Trade Foundation

Parliamentarian Advocates Sustainable Fashion Made of African Cotton The Aid by Trade Foundation (AbTF) is expanding its’ network in Great Britain: Baroness Lola Young has come on board as the foundation’s ambassador. T...
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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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Cotton made in Africa presents first photographs from Benin – AFRICAN COTTON CAMPAIGN

Together with the legendary photographer Albert Watson, the initiative Cotton made in Africa presented a preview of the exhibition Albert Watson: Visions feat. Cotton made in Africa. The viewers accompanied the artist on his jo...
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Experts See Cotton made in Africa as a Sustainable Basis for the Growing Textile Industry in Ethiopia

Cotton is the most widely used raw material for global textile production and the livelihood of millions of people in Africa. In East African Ethiopia, cotton is both farmed and manufactured into textiles for international trad...
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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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Aid by Trade Foundation of CMIA Supports Sewing Education in Tanzania

In the East African country of Tanzania, the non-profit Aid by Trade Foundation together with local partners has opened a new vocational education centre. In the Bariadi district it is the first training centre ever. The traini...
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Olympic legend Sir Steve Redgrave launches ethical clothing collaboration with Cotton made in Africa

With the London based Olympics just around the corner we are excited to bring you some interesting news Olympic legend Sir Steve Redgrave has launched his first sports sock collection made from sustainable African cotton and m...
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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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Watson Photographs Find Their Way to Western Africa – Cotton made in Africa: Exhibit Returns to Benin

The exhibit “Albert Watson: Visions feat. Cotton made in Africa” returns to its country of origin in two ways: a selection from the heart of the show – the portraits of the Cotton made in Africa smallholder fa...
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