Fashionomics Africa Webinar Series Episode 6 – African Continental Free Trade Area – Opportunities for Fashion Entrepreneurs

What: Fashionomics Africa Webinar Series, Episode 6

Who: Gender, Women & Civil Society Department of the African Development Bank in partnership with the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank)

When: Friday, 26 February 2021, 12.00 to 14.00 GMT

Where: Online via Zoom – Click here to register

The Gender, Women and Civil Society Department of the African Development Bank Group, in collaboration with Afreximbank, will on Friday, 26 February 2021, host the sixth episode of the Fashionomics Africa Webinar Series.

The webinar, themed African Continental Free Trade Area: Opportunities for Fashion Entrepreneurs, will discuss this pioneering agreement, which holds enormous opportunities for the continent’s prosperity.

The African Continental Free Trade Area came into force on 1 January 2021, with 54 signatory countries, many of which are garment-producing countries such as Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mauritius, Morocco, South Africa and Tunisia.

The audience will gain insights from the experts on the opportunities that this agreement presents for the creative industries, particularly the fashion sector in Africa.

The panelists are:

For more information on Fashionomics Africa and to sign up for the webinar, click here.

Contact: Solange Kamuanga-Tossou, Communication and External Relations Department, African Development Bank, email:


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