Africa

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Fifteen million items of clothing are dumped in Ghana every week, the vast majority of which is unusable and therefore thrown away. That is about to change. © Jeanette Dietl/stock.adobe.com

 
A large-scale project in Ghana aims to produce and recycle fabrics and finished garments locally, offering environmental as well as economic benefits. By  Sibylle Michel
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Houssine Chekkar (on the left), Owner and Managing Director of Masaka Business Solutions, and Thomas Macina, Global Sales Manager, Label & Flexible Packaging, Durst Group. © Durst Group

 
11/05/2022 – Business in Africa

Business in Africa

Durst partners with Masaka Business Solutions

Durst Group agrees distribution partnership with Masaka Business Solutions in North Africa and West Africa for the Label & Flexible Packaging business ... By  Sibylle Michel
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MIM – the international trade show of textile and garment – is the meeting place for fashion and textile professionals in Morocco. © Amith

 
19/04/2022 – Trade fairs

Trade fairs

Maroc in Mode in full swing

This edition of the Maroc in Mode apparel sourcing show successfully took off on 30 – 31 March 2022, following a pandemic related pause of two years. By  Editorial staff
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It is anticipated that the technology will be adopted at scale across all textile processing sites and facilities in Benin and across the African sub-continent. © FibreTrace

 
08/12/2021 – Africa’s first fully traceable cotton supply chain

Africa’s first fully traceable cotton supply chain

ARISE IIP and FibreTrace collaborate for pilot program

The partnership between FibreTrace and ARISE IIP will bring full traceability to the first of their kind, vertically integrated mills in the Republic of ... By  Editorial staff
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Even though rural electrification has seen significant progress, at least 250 million people in Africa still live without electricity. © ArtushFoto/stock.adobe.com

 
01/12/2021 – SDG 7 – affordable and clean energy for all

SDG 7 – affordable and clean energy for all

An action agenda for Africa’s electricity sector

A new scientific article outlines how to undertake the much needed expansion and modernization of Africa’s electricity sector. The article highlights the ... By  Editorial staff
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More than 200 labels are poised to appear at the international trade fair for sustainable textiles. © Innatex/Stefan Höning

 
26/07/2021 – Postponement made special projects possible

Postponement made special projects possible

48th Innatex opens its doors soon

At the end of this week, from July 31 to August 2, 2021, the green fashion community will meet at Innatex in Messecenter Rhein-Main in Hofheim-Wallau. By  Sibylle Michel
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By opening a warehouse in the South African port of Durban with a large amount of stock available, the company ensures lead times are reduced considerably. © Carrington Textiles

 
The new warehouse in Durban, South Africa, offers lead times of as little as five days with stock supports of over one million metres of fabrics. By  Editorial staff