India

February 10, 2017

SITA brings East African cotton sector representatives to Cotton India 2016: “Weaving the world of cotton together”

The International Trade Centre (ITC), Supporting Indian Trade and Investment for Africa (SITA) participated in the Cotton India conference, held from 5-7 December 2016 in Mumbai. […]
February 3, 2017

SITA helping to revive Kenyan cotton and handloom co-operatives

East Africa, in particular Kenya, has traditionally espoused the value of community self-help events for development. In fact, the tradition of coming together— called harambee in […]
January 20, 2017

Lucy Lau Bigham: SITA “opens up immense possibilities for Tosheka’s dream project”

By Devika Jyothi “We at Tosheka produce recycled plastic bags, while also trying out organic cotton and eri silk production. This visit has opened up immense […]
December 16, 2016

Kenyan handloom stakeholders to learn and replicate good practices from India

By Devika Jyothi India is the world’s go-to destination for handlooms and hand-woven textiles. Handlooms comprise the largest cottage industry in the country, and millions of […]