AFRICAN APPAREL AND TEXTILE SECTOR NEEDS COOPERATION AMONG NATIONAL INDUSTRIES TO THRIVE

GREATER integration and cooperation among African states is needed to boost business and investment in the cotton, textiles and apparel sector of the continent, a three-day industry conference in Nairobi, Kenya, was told.The Origin Africa event from November 10-12 brought together clothing and textile industry players and experts heard that national cotton apparel and fabric sectors within Africa were duplicating products when a collaborative approach could be more effective.Dr Terry Townsend, a cotton commodities consultant from the USA-based Cotton Analytics, ...


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