Intertek Mauritius Participates in Origin Africa Fiber to Fashion Show

Intertek Mauritius participated in the Origin Africa Fiber to Fashion symposium, held on 16 - 18 March 2011 in Mauritius and organized by USAID East Africa’s Competitiveness and Trade vol-93--mauritius.jpgExpansion (COMPETE) program. Origin Africa Fiber to Fashion brought together industry buyers and designers to share innovations in textile technology and highlight African fashion designers at a time when Africa’s cotton, textile and apparel sector is experiencing significant growth.  

Origin Africa Fiber to Fashion 2011 featured a Fiber to Fashion Symposium, a Pan-African Graphic Design Show and the Origin Africa Designer Showcase. The symposium included presentations and exhibits on green/eco-friendly manufacturing practices, product development and innovations in cotton fabric and fiber and integrating design and marketing. The event also served to increase awareness of Africa as a source for cotton, textile products, fabrics and clothing and presented networking opportunities for delegates and international buyers from African, Europe and the United States. 

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