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In Benin, West Africa, it’s been another hugely impressive year of organic cotton farming expansion, women’s inclusion, and accessing new market opportunities with our long-term partners the Benin Organisation for the Promotion of Organic Farming (OBEPAB) and Pesticide Action Network UK (PAN UK). Right now, this TRAID funded project has seen participating organically certified farms achieve a 222% higher net income for…
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Over a decade ago, TRAID's international development funding strategy evolved to exclusively support projects improving the socio-environmental impacts of clothes supply and production chains. It means that every part of our work – collecting, sorting, reusing, reselling, educating, and funding – draws on the power of second-hand as a transformative tool to produce and consume clothes differently, and to waste less.  Attade…
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Cotton is the most used natural fibre in the textile industry but we don’t tend to make the connection that many of the clothes in our wardrobes began life by being grown in a field, by a farmer, somewhere in the world. A huge proportion of clothing production depends on cotton farmers. But, their welfare, health, communities and land are…
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