All African Leather Fair (AALF) and African Sourcing Fashion Week (ASFW) will be held at the Millennium Hall in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 9-17 November 2019.
It was also announced that UNIDO, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, will launch a project dubbed "Leather Initiative for Sustainable Employment Creation". Funded by the EU, the project is to be implemented in partnership with the Ethiopian Ministry of Trade and Industry.
The launching of the project will be attended by high-level government officials, ambassadors and invited guests to form development partners, it was learned.
During the event at Millennium Hall, two workshops themed “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.