Recognised during the colonial period as a symbol of African independence, Ethiopia is not just a founder member of the United Nations and the African base for many international organisations, it is not just a place of ancient culture but most significantly Ethiopia is Africa’s oldest independent country and its second largest in terms of population.
A country split by the Great Rift Valley, this landlocked country has had archaeological finds which have dated back over 3 million years. The Horn of Africa, is home to Ethiopia that for business, it is a market which has both low and high risk areas. Specifically for the fashion industry, there is an abundance of various artisan skills, traditional textiles, garment production units too and high opportunities.
Ethiopia is THE buzz word for African fashion manufacturing. You can join us to find out exactly why!
Our upcoming Ethiopia Trip is from 2nd to 8th October 2017 register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/fashion-africa-sourcing-trips-fast-ethiopia-2017-tickets-33426514605?aff=erelpanelorg
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