Sub-Saharan Africa is the fifth largest cotton exporter worldwide. Cotton is grown there by about 3.4 million smallholder farmers. A total of more than 20 million people in the region are directly or...
CmiA in Africa
Benin (not CmiA certified at the moment) Cotonou, the largest city of Benin is located on the coast. It is the economic centre of the country, with a thriving trade in second-hand cars. But the impre...
Cotton made in Africa: A Strong Network Our Partners The partners of Cotton made in Africa come from a variety of sectors: from public and private funding organizations to cotton companies and partner...
The Foundation
The Foundation: Responsible for the Cotton made in Africa Initiative Cotton made in Africa is an initiative of the Aid by Trade Foundation which Dr. Michael Otto established in 2005 based on the conv...
Impact Measurement
CmiA in Numbers Since 2005, the Cotton made in Africa initiative has been successful in its mission to improve the living conditions of a growing number of African smallholder farmers and puts a "face...
African Cotton
In Demand Worldwide About 8% of the cotton traded in the world market is harvested in Sub-Saharan Africa. In Africa cotton is almost exclusively grown by smallholder farmers, and there are only very f...


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