An investigation on back cloth as a fiber material for Eco fashion.
Kajebe, Jacob Joshua
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The research attempted to investigate bark cloth as a fiber material for eco fashion Buganda region. The research was guided by objectives which include To investigate if backcloth can used as a fibre material for eco fashion market growth resulting from raised levels of awareness created by UNESCOs recognition and contributions to the revitalization of the bark cloth supply chain led to increased rural incomes furthermore it has brought a sense of pride in the nations heritage and culture. To examine the production, packaging, consumer use and disposal of bark cloth and its effects on the environment. The bark cloth is a non-woven traditional fabric made by way of stripping, beating the inner bark of the mutuba tree. The whole process from production to end life is ecofriendly as there is no use of pest sides and the fact that the whole process is manual and above all bark cloth is bio degradable. To examine the use of backcloth in modern fashion the study reveals the exploration and adoption of bark cloth as a product design material by Sarah Nakisanze a fashion lecturer at Makerere University whose endeavors is to utilize bark cloth for innovative production of aesthetics, creative and visual realities she is also the director of EASY AFRIC DESIGNS . The study analyses data about bark cloth from other key informants