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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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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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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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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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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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Lidl Backs Cotton made in Africa

The Cotton made in Africa initiative (CmiA) is now able to significantly boost sales of sustainable cotton from Africa thanks to its partner Lidl, which is primarily working with CmiA to achieve its goal of using 100 percent su...
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Cotton Made In Africa (CmiA) Establishes Sustainable Cotton Production in Uganda

Over 5,000 Smallholder Farmers from Uganda Are Now Benefiting from Cotton made in Africa (Hamburg/Kampala, 05.02.2015). Approximately 5,400 smallholder farmers from Uganda are now benefiting from the Aid by Trade Foundation (Ab...
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Baroness Lola Young’s Dedication to Sustainable Fashion and African Smallholder Farmers

British peer of the realm Baroness Lola Young joined the Aid by Trade Foundation (AbTF) Board of Trustees on June 1st, 2013 and participated in her first board meeting Wednesday, June 12th. Led by AbTF’s founder Dr Mich...
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