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From Farm to Fashion: Part 2


Sequencing reform to catalyse investment, industrialisation and SME development in the Kenyan cotton, textiles and apparel value chain

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Event and discussion summary

Adam Smith International, in partnership with the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives and the African Cotton and Textile Industries Federation, invited government, industry and development partners to discuss how Kenya can become more competitive in the global apparel and textiles market.

The aim was to propose specific and practical actions that can be taken across the cotton, textile and apparel value chain to attract investment and promote manufacturing in Kenya, and address how to more effectively incorporate SMEs into the value chain.



  • Welcome Remarks & Overview of the Apparel & Textiles Sector
  • Keynote Speech
  • Panel Discussion and Q&A
  • Event Snapshots

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