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Rebuilding the African fashion industry in the (post) COVID-19 era: thinking digital and circular solutions

Rebuilding the African fashion industry in the (post) COVID-19 era: thinking digital and circular solutions

AFRICA
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast -- The disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic on global value chains and its impact on African businesses is already evident. As factories close their doors and border closures and travel restrictions interrupt supply chains, the workers - the most vulnerable and lowest paid people in the fashion supply chain – have been left to feel the worst effects. Building more resilient value chains through innovative business models that will keep garments in use longer, use renewable materials and recycle old clothes into new products, was the focus of discussions during the second webinar event organized Thursday 3 September, by the African Development Bank’s Fashionomics Africa (https://FashionomicsAfrica.org) initiative in collaboration with the United Nations Env...
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