Ethiopia to Host All African Leather Fair and African Sourcing Fashion Week 2019

All African Leather Fair (AALF) and African Sourcing and Fashion Week (ASFW) will take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 9-17 November 2019.

During the events, UNIDO will officially launch a European Union (EU) funded project named “Leather Initiative for Sustainable Employment Creation” to be implemented in partnership with the Ministry of Trade and Industry.

The inauguration will be attended by high level government officials, ambassadors and high dignitaries from development partners.

Two  with the theme of “Tanneries improving competitiveness through environmental compliance, technology transfer and establishing strategic linkage” and “Ethiopia’s position in Africa’s Leather industry” will be held with the participation of development partners, investors and key stakeholders in the leather sector.

More than 500 exhibitors from 35 countries as well as over 10,000 investors, traders and fashion brands from more than 45 countries are expected to attend in ASFW 2019 only which is the biggest trade event for textile, apparel and fashion industry.