Bottom UP! Ethiopia has conducted a research on the Ethiopian textile industry and the opportunities and risks associated with sourcing garments and textile from Ethiopia. See the report here.
On 10 December 2019 Bottom UP! Ethiopia organised a webinar on sourcing sustainable garments and textile from Ethiopia. The webinar featured:
- Marjolein van Gendt, IMVO Project Manager at MVO Nederland
- Geert van den Hoek, Marketing and Operations Manager at Beconnected Industrial, a labels and print factory in Ethiopia
- Alexandra Perschau, Director Standard & Outreach Africa, Cotton made in Africa
- Gabriel Prodip and Sara Seyed, Sustainability Manager and Sustainability Program Responsible at H&M
Bottom UP! Ethiopia has compiled observations and recommendations by industry experts on the opportunities and challenges of sourcing apparel in Ethiopia. Read the report here.