The pilot program, called GemFair, is aimed at small-scale miners in Sierra Leone.
Fifteen nations have launched a pilot electronic certificate of origin program to speed and simplify cross-border trade.
The two fashion weeks saw a slew of new faces.
The show week saw a new sponsor, Lexus, even as the nation’s designers continue to face challenges.
Mohair is the natural luxury fiber that comes from the fleece of the Angora goat, and 50 percent of the world’s production of mohair comes from South Africa.