On behalf of the Aid by Tade Foundation Systain consulting analyzed the ecological footprint of Cotton made in Africa (CmiA). According to the study Cmia has a considerably smaller ecological footprint as conventionally prodcued cotton - e.g. more than 70 per cent less greenhouse gas emissions per kilogramm.
Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) is an initiative of the Aid by Trade Foundation (AbTF) that helps people help themselves through trade, improving the social, economical and ecological living conditions of smallholder cotton farmers and their families in Sub-Saharan Africa. Through training programs, Cotton made in Africa teaches the cotton farmers about modern, efficient, and environmentally friendly cultivation methods that help them improve the quality of their cotton, yield higher crops, and thus earn a better income.