April 27, 2015 /
Jason Motlagh
Journalist Jason Motlagh and Bangladeshi photographer Atish Saha share stories from their reporting on the Rana Plaza collapse, and reflections on the current state of the garment industry.
January 9, 2017 / New Security Beat
Nikita Sampath
Rising sea levels and intense cyclones have turned the drinking water saline in coastal Bangladesh. The villagers cope the best they can.
@Jostfranko follows the path of cotton from growers and harvesters in Burkina Faso to production in Bangladesh and Romania, and finally Western Europe in the form of retail garments. Image by Jost Franko. 2016.
January 9, 2017 / Open Society Foundation
Jošt Franko, Meta Krese
Open Society Foundations instagram takeover with the Global supply chain of cotton industry project
Carrying cotton to the collection point in Diongolo, Burkina Faso. Image by Jošt Franko. Burkina Faso, 2016
January 5, 2017
Meta Krese, Jošt Franko
Meta Krese and Jost Franko discuss today’s globalized economy by connecting growers of cotton from Burkina Faso, the garment industry in Bangladesh, and European consumers.
Workers are seen in a garment factory in Mirpur area in Dhaka. The factory employs 1200 workers, who mostly produce jeans and jackets. Image by Jost Franko. Bangladesh, 2016.
December 23, 2016 / Untold Stories
Meta Krese
Those who work in Bangladesh's textile industry know that a change in public opinion in the West could mean that they are out of a job.
Local farmers load the cotton onto the Sofitex containers at the collection center, near Boro. Image by Jost Franko. Burkina Faso, 2015.
December 23, 2016 / Untold Stories
Jošt Franko
Photographer Jost Franko follows the path of cotton in Burkina Faso, Bangladesh and Slovenia, where he finds farmers and textile workers who are often struggling—underpaid or mistreated.
Local farmers are seen at the so-called market, a collection center for cotton, in a village near Dano. Image by Jošt Franko. Burkina Faso, 2015.
December 14, 2016
Meta Krese, Jošt Franko
From cotton farms in Burkina Faso to sweatshops in Bangladesh and Romania, a story of the real costs of our globalized economy.
Emirates Friendship floating hospital
September 27, 2016 / Untold Stories
Nikita Sampath
Climate change is affecting vulnerable populations of Bangladesh. They are adapting in a number of ways, setting an example for the developed West.
Rana Plaza survivor Saddam Hossain recovers in a hospital after the building collapse claimed part of his right arm. Image by Golam Mortuja. Bangladesh, 2016.
September 8, 2016 / Al Jazeera
Jason Motlagh
As some of the accused head to a Bangladesh court, Al Jazeera looks at the aftermath of the epic factory collapse.
June 9, 2016
Nikita Sampath
While the developed world continues to deliberate climate change, the seas have already found their way into Bangladeshi lives.
May 30, 2016
Lauren Shepherd
2016 fellows report on a range of complex issues from around the world—from global health and perceptions of identity to environmental degradation and innovation.
March 21, 2016 / Ikonokast
Carina Storrs
Grantee Carina Storrs tells Ikonokast's Mike Haubrich why vaccines don't always work in developing countries.
March 15, 2016 / CNN
Carina Storrs
Boosting the performance of the rotavirus vaccine in low-income countries is a pressing public health problem. A team of researchers are attacking it from several angles.

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