Oyo to Export Aso Ofi Fabric to Increase IGR

Oyo State has concluded plans to export Aso Ofi local fabric as part of efforts to increase its internally generated revenue (IGR). Besides, the government said the fabric’s vast tourism potential would be explored to shore up its dwindling revenue. The fabric, which is sourced majorly from Iseyi area of Oyo State, is said be of high demand in… Read More »

In Focus: Meet Africa’s leading women-led artisan enterprises

Almost exactly one year ago, the #ChooseArtisan campaign was launched by the prestigious Aspen Institute and the Alliance for Artisan Enterprise in the US. The aim was to get the world to recognise the real importance and value of artisan enterprise in contributing to global economic development, poverty alleviation and women’s economic empowerment. The campaign certainly got people… Read More »