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Baroness Lola Young Joins the Aid by Trade Foundation Board of Trustees

Dedicated to Sustainable Fashion and African Smallholder Farmers
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British peer of the realm Baroness Lola Young joined the Aid by Trade Foundation (AbTF) Board of Trustees on June 1st, 2013 and participated in her first board meeting Wednesday, June 12th. Led by AbTF’s founder Dr Michael Otto, the Board meets twice a year to ensure that the foundation’s overriding goals – improving socio-economic living conditions in Africa and promoting environmental conservation – are being successfully met. Baroness Young has already been active on behalf of the Foundation and its Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) Initiative as ambassador in Great Britain since February 2012.

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British peer of the realm Baroness Lola Young joined the Aid by Trade Foundation (AbTF) Board of Trustees on June 1st, 2013 and participated in her first board meeting Wednesday, June 12th. Led by AbTF’s founder Dr Michael Otto, the Board meets twice a year to ensure that the foundation’s overriding goals – improving socio-economic living conditions in Africa and promoting environmental conservation – are being successfully met. Baroness Young has already been active on behalf of the Foundation and its Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) Initiative as ambassador in Great Britain since February 2012.

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