About CTA-2022

The 10th International Conference on Cotton, Textile and Apparel Value Chain in Africa (CTA-2022)

After celebrating our 9th year anniversary in 2021, the next edition of the Cotton, Textile and Apparel Value Chain in Africa to be held in 2022 is expected better than ever making the CTA conference the most important Textile and Apparel conference in Africa. 

The secret behind the uniqueness of this event is:

  • An increasing number of young scientists is taking part in this event, acknowledging it as an important opportunity for scientific networking and debate
  • High number of participants from all over the world 
  • High-level scientific content supported by innovation and creativity
  • The beautiful annual fashion show event
  • A social programme that render the socialization and professional and scientific networking

You can’t miss it! 

  • The tenth edition of the CTA international conference, organized by the Ethiopian Institute of Textile and Fashion Technology of Bahir Dar University (EiTEX-BDU), will be held in Wisdom Tower, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, from May 20 to 21, 2022.
  • The previous edition was attended by more than 350 participants (researchers, technicians, governmental officials, policy makers, industry managers, fashion designers and students) with the presentation of more than 30 scientific papers, selected according to quality by the Publication and Documentation committee. 
  • The conference included more than 30 oral sessions, 46 exhibition and more than 50 specialized poster session, discussion forums and fashion show events, a continuously accessible poster area and an extensive exhibition space for companies working in the field of Textile and Apparel. 

How to participate


Keynote speaker, Session Chair, Oral Presentation, Video Presentation, Poster Presenter, Paper Submission to the proceeding, Exhibition, and so on.


We look forward to seeing you in the beautiful city of Bahir Dar, next May!