Professionalisation of handloom weaving

Professionalisation of handloom weaving

Traditional hand weaving has existed on the African continent for centuries. However, the example of Senegal shows the plight of the craft in recent decades. Cheap clothing from the Far East, second-hand clothing from Europe, unfavourable working conditions and a lack...
Organic cotton – the year promises a good harvest

Organic cotton – the year promises a good harvest

The German textile association (Gesamtmasche) is optimistic about its forecast for the upcoming organic cotton harvest for the 2023/24 season. Together with its partner Sodefitex, it expects a yield per hectare of up to 850 kg. This is a breakthrough for the...