Offers detailed case studies of sustainable fashion enterprises in a number of African countries
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Fashion Sector Outsourcing to African Countries: Taking Advantage of Low-Cost Labor?
Chapter 3 Sustainability in Global Value Chain Management: The Source of Competitive Advantage in the Fashion Sector
Chapter 4 The Fashion Industry in Africa: A Global Vision of the Sector
Chapter 5 Women entrepreneurship in African Fashion Industry: A review of their determinants and characteristics
Chapter 6 Challenges and Opportunities for women entrepreneurs
Chapter 7 Cases Studies of Africa
Chapter 8 Discussion, Conclusion and Recommendations
This book analyzes female entrepreneurship in the textile sector in Africa as a phenomenon that favors the social integration and economic development of women in certain geographical areas. It identifies entrepreneurship as an avenue through which women can escape the feeling of being trapped in the home and assert their independence while providing for their families. In the field of fashion, female entrepreneurs in resource-rich Africa have significant opportunities through knowledge of natural resources and cultural traditions, as the use of natural fabrics and original designs is one of the latest trends. This book provides a framework for how African women can develop sustainable fashion enterprises, offering an original and lasting contribution to the field of entrepreneurship.