A group TO AFRICA WITH FASHION was created on the largest professional social network LinkedIn.
The objectives of the group are to support the development of the African fashion, clothing and textile industry through an effort of the global fashion industry and friends. The group welcomes various players in the design, manufacturing, services, education and NGO sectors who share ideas, resources, and work for sustainability in Africa.
Among the first members of the group are designers from Africa and African designers, living overseas, managers of manufacturing companies, consultancies and other related to the industry experts.
The new members of the group are from Ganha, Kenya, Mauritius, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania. The target of the group is to have at least one member from Sub-Saharan Africa by the end of 2010. Some of the recent discussions in the group are:
Made In Africa – Is such a label achievable and marketable?
Africa fashion and its usage of new methods of marketing (social networks,...
Does anyone know any where in Africa I can source organic t-shirts from, With certification GOT or OE certified?
To share your expereince, share knowledge, ask questions and get answers become a LinkedIn member, find the group and send request to join to the manager of the group.