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Marianne Scholte


last contributed to D+C/E+Z in spring of 2022 as a freelance journalist.

All articles of Marianne Scholte


The price garment workers paid for Covid-19 in Bangladesh

Labour activist Nazma Akter assesses developments in Bangladesh’s textiles factories


A legacy of destruction

Suharto era was devastating for Indonesian forests

Preserving forests

Cutting the losses

Deforestation in Indonesia has slowed considerably in recent years but more needs to be done to stop it entirely

Development strategy

Attitudinal change

In view of poverty, food insecurity and environmental degradation, Ethiopia urgently needs comprehensive rural reforms

AWAJ Foundation

New kind of labour movement

A new kind of labour movement has been emerging in Bangladesh since the Rana-Plaza disaster

Labour relations

“Enforce the law”

Bangladeshi labour leader demands that laws be enforced


No “basket case”

Bangladesh is a development success, not a basket case

Labour relations

Distorted ­perception

German media's distorted idea of garments production in Bangladesh

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