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Generating Trade With — and Within — East Africa

Where does your morning coffee come from and how many jobs did it create? You may be surprised to learn just what it takes to get that cup of joe into your hands. East Africa — the source of some of the world’s best coffee — is poised for robust growth in agriculture, financial services, […]

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The Legends of East Africa Come to an Anthropologie Store near You

Rwandan designs and products fill the stores in Nairobi's Mille Collines store. With the help of our East Africa Trade Hub, the “legends and song” of Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Rwanda have made their way onto the shelves of Anthropologie.

In late February, U.S. based retailer Anthropologie launched the “Legend and Song Collection” to celebrate the craft and artisans of East Africa. This new collection offers traditional African textiles and beading combined with the unmistakeable Anthropologie style. Bright colors and intricate patterns adorn dresses, skirts, jewellery, and accessories for this limited time collection.

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