Africa en Vogue

African countries offer new opportunities Textile & Apparel (T&A) sourcing markets. This brochure about such opportunities and challenges in East Africa has been written especially for international brands with the interest to source from Africa on a sustainable basis.

This brochure is based on a research executed by Solidaridad with the support of management consultancy Berenschot and the University of Technology in Eindhoven. The research entailed an extensive analysis of the cotton, textile and apparel industry in Kenya, Tanzania and Ethiopia. As part of our study we conducted elaborated desk research and undertook several interviews in the sector with international brands and retailers. During country visits, the results have been validated by interviews with local suppliers, sector associations and government institutions.