Prof. Tarun Pandey (Faculty-Pearl Academy of Fashion) was invited by ACTIF (African cotton and Textile Industries federation) to make a presentation at International Conference for East African Cotton, Textile and Apparel (CTA) Value Chain to develop competitiveness between1st Nov-4thNovember 2011. The conference was held in Mombasa, Kenya.
He presented under the theme of Positioning African Producers to capitalize on Emerging Niche markets and the topic of his presentation was “Tapping the niche segment of Value added finished products”.
Industry and academia from different parts of the world were present in that conference and lot of necessary linkages were developed during that period. The conference was organized by ACTIF which has close to 29 national Associations in 20 African Countries and Kenya Association of Manufacturers.
Source: Ms. Nandita Abraham (HOD, B&T Department, PAF)