Entries by Tien Vijf

Trends in production and trade: Leather products from Bangladesh

Bangladesh produces leather and leather goods such as shoes, belts, bags, suitcases, wallets and to a minor extent leather apparel. The leather and leather goods industry is the country’s the second largest export-earning industry. In particular, Bangladesh has emerged as an important producer of leather footwear for the international market. This overview of trends in […]

Together for Decent Leather launch

On Tuesday 10 November, a European-Asian consortium of seven civil society organisations has launched the three-year programme ‘Together for Decent Leather’. The Together for Decent Leather consortium aims to improve the living and working conditions of workers in the leather value chain. During the launch, consortium members shared their knowledge about the leather industry in […]

Leathermen of Pakistan

This video shows the labour conditions in the leather industry in Pakistan.

Corona analysis Bangladesh

In this analysis BLF has evaluated the current overall conditions in the Tannery Sector in Bangladesh as a whole and specifically the conditions of the tannery workers since the outbreak of the Corona Pandemic. >Download now: