Downloadable Materials:

      • Weaves of Change: Promoting Economic Sustainability and Regional Integration Through Textile Traditions

        This presentation tackles the trade background of the Industry on Textiles and Dyes. It highlights the environmental changes and the integration of the micro-small-medium enterprises who are focused in the Natural Dyes, Natural Textiles and the Regional and Local markets. The call to action --- Re-Think, Re-purpose and Up-Cycle is re-echoing to the consumers the Cradle to Cradle Concept and the Slow Fashion Movement. The plan is to establish additional Regional Innovation Center for Yarns and Textiles (RICYT), Regional Handloom Weaving Innovation Centers (RHWIC) Regional NatDye Center, Production Hubs & Dyeing Facilities (RNDC/PHs and DFs) and Upgraded Geosynthetic Textile Testing Facility (GTTFs)