Delegates from 11 East African countries attended the first workshop organised by COMESA-Leather and Leather Products Institute (LLPI) with funding from USAid.
It was held in Kampala, Uganda, as part of the Structured Design Training for Regional Leather and Leather Products SMEs in Leather Products Design, Craftsmanship and Export initiative.
Presentations were delivered on the objectives of the Hub Project and the Regional Designers’ Studio by Nicolas Mudungwe, programme coordinator at LLPI.
Technicians Feraw Kebede and Moses Mwangi spoke on the Defects Identification Methodology for leather footwear and leathergoods. Attendees then studied examples of defects on shoes and discussed the best ways to rectify problems.
Information courtesy of Leatherbiz