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Wild Silk Markets: Sustainable Silks Give Back To Madagascar

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In northeast Madagascar – on the borders of the plentiful Makira and Masoala regions – Wild Silk Markets works a sustainable silk textile practice, which gives back to the rich MaMaBay Landscape and its impoverished people.
Wild Silk Markets: Sustainable Silks Give Back To Madagascar

The beauty of the Bay of Antongil and surrounding rainforest paints a picture of a fertile landscape. But sadly, it's under-threat. In 2003, environmentalist Catherine Craig launched the project Conservation Through Poverty Alleviation (CPALI) – an enterprise focused on sustaining this environment; working with local communities through farming and textile fabrication.

CPALI was later renamed Wild Silk Markets. But the firm’s mission hasn’t changed: to connect people and ecosystems in a mutually ...

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