The Future of the Textile and Clothing Industry in Sub-Saharan Africa

International Conference
Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung - ITGLWF - SACTWU - LaRRI

Cape Town, October 10-11, 2005
Published by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
Edited by Herbert Jauch and Rudolf Traub-Merz




Contents and Preface: Herbert Jauch/Rudolf Traub-Merz

The African Textile and Clothing Industry: From Import Substitution to Export Orientation
Rudolf Traub-Merz
, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung,
with assistance from Herbert Jauch, LaRRI

Globalisation, China, and Clothing Industrialisation Strategies
Mike Morris, University of KwaZulu-Natal

The Stakes for the African Textile and Clothing Industries in the WTO
Michiko Hayashi, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

Labour Standards and the Question of Industrialisation Strategy. An African Example
Sylvi B. Endresen and Ann Cecilie Bergene, University of Oslo

The Role of Core Labour Standards and Decent Work in Addressing the MFA/ATC Phase-Out
Esther Busser, ICFTU, Geneva

International Labour Standards and their Relevance to Sub-Saharan Africa
Lawrence Egulu, ICFTU-AFRO, Nairobi

What Impact will the Outcome of the Hong Kong Ministerial have on the Textiles and Clothing Sector?
Esther Busser, ICFTU, Geneva

Conference Resolution


Country Reports

Peter Quartey, Institute of Statistical, Social & Economic Research, University of Ghana

Jacob O. Omolo, Institute of Policy Analysis and Research, Nairobi

Mark Bennet, ComMark, Maseru

Ralaivelo Maminirinarivo

Gilles Joomun, StraConsult

Herbert Jauch, LaRRI

South Africa
Etienne Vlok
, Southern African Labour Research Institute

Winnie S. Madonsela, University of Swaziland

Grayson Koyi, CSAWUZ

Godfrey Kanyenze, LEDRIZ


Appendix (Programme of Conference and List of Participants of FES-Conference)