Handloom

February 13, 2018

East African artisans add colour to international trade

By Candice Ungerer Tapping into the rising global demand for sustainable, eco-friendly products gives East African artisans a distinct advantage in international trade. East African artisans […]
October 6, 2017

Ugandan women cotton producers skilled for value addition

By Ben Naturinda Talking to women cotton farmers in Uganda about producing cotton products beyond lint draws excitement. The majority of them do not really know […]
August 25, 2017

Ethiopia – the land of opportunity for global textile investors

By Devika Jyothi Ethiopia – widely considered the birthplace of humankind – is today gaining international attention as an emerging investment destination for the cotton, textile and apparel […]
August 11, 2017

Handloom Weavers Agree to Form National Cooperative

By Nzuki Waita, National Coordinator, SITA Kenya The air in the room was thick with growing tension. It took the courage of an experienced handloom weaver […]