Sustainable Fashion and Manufactoring in Africa
June, 2018

September 5th, 2018 in Copenhagen



We welcome you to this AFCRIA INNOVATION NETWORK seminar about sustainable Fashion and Manufacturing in Africa, which we facilitate in cooperation with Nordekon.

Under the heading “Sustainable Fashion and Manufacturing in Africa” our seminar will focus on how to setup sustainable manufacturing of design and clothing in Africa. We will furthermore elaborate on how to establish partnerships in the fashion and design industry in Africa.


Sustainable value chains in the Design and Fashion industry in Africa

At this seminar, we also focus on companies that have targeted the B2C fashion segment and provide insights and knowledge about how to find the right partner whether you are producing high-end luxury fashion or mass-production – as well as the mechanisms behind a successful business strategy in the African market.


Target group

This seminar target companies and stakeholders with focus on sustainable design and manufacturing in Africa, as well as  focus on sustainable impacts within the design and fashion value chain. Furthermore we focus on companies and organisations that are interested in building up the optimal partnership and network in the fashion and design industry in Africa.


1.00 pm: Registration

1.15 pm: Welcome and presentation of the programme
Consultant, Mrs. Josefine Maria Rostgaard Sørensen
Nordekon ApS (

1.30 pm: Sustainable Design and Manufacturing in Africa
Partner(s), Michele Tommasino Christensen & Partner Olivia Larsen

Scandinavian Sustainable (
– How to start sustainable fashion brands in Africa
– Scale up business

2.15 pm: Livestream from Kenya: KIPATO Unbranded (
CEO, Marta Krajnik
– Fashion in Kenya

2.50 pm: Video with CEO, Amir Hassan from TWELVE PIECES (

3.00 pm: Company case: Qiim (
Owner, Céline Faty
– Fashion and design from Sénégal, West Africa

3.30 pm: Company case: Kenzina (
Owner, Louise Brodersen
– How it all started in Senegal

4.00 pm: Company Case: LauRIE (
Co-Owner, Henrik Hansen (TBC)

– My part of brigtherhorizonsproject in Sierra Leone
4.30 – 5.30 pm: Networking, including wine and beer will be served.

Coffee, water and snacks will be served during the seminar as we will have many networking breaks enabling you to discuss and share experiences.


►Date: Wednesday, September 5th at 1.00 pm – 7.00 pm

►Venue: BLOXHUB, Frederiksholms Kanal 30, 1220 Copenhagen

►Price: Members at Nordekon: Free of charge

Non-members: EURO: 350 (ex. VAT) each person,

EURO 125 (ex VAT) /person for start-ups

► REGISTRATION: Please register at


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