What is wild silk fabric used for?

Wilk silk fabric

In this post  I discussed the production process of wild silk fabric as well as the role of wild in the lives of Malagasy people.   In today's post I will explore how  we in the west use wild silk fabric. What is wild silk? Unlike fine silk which is produced from worms  that have been domesticated and not allowed to live their full life, wild silk is produced from cocoons … [Read more...]

International Women’s Day Conference- Kampala 2014


On Thursday 6 March 2014, Business Executives, NGOs, Academics and Uganda's youth gathered in Kampala to discuss the future development agenda and in particular the issue of access to jobs. These are some of the tweets from that discussion [View the story "International Women's Day" on Storify] … [Read more...]

Alliance 54 to host Africa Global Women in Business Forum

Meeting to promote financial Inclusion for Africa Women especially in the diaspora London. In a bid to achieve sustainable development in Africa and for the African people globally through promoting financial inclusion especially for women, Alliance 54 is hosting the Africa Global Women in Business Forum in London on 30th – 31st, October, 2013.   This initiative … [Read more...]