This study has been conducted for SOMO by Engin Sedat Kaya, who is working as a researcher for theTextile, Knitting and Clothing Workers' Union of Turkey. He is looking at the position of Turkey in the global garment industry, at opportunities and constraints, the phasing out of the Multi Fiber Arrangement and labour conditions with a specific focus on the sportswear industry. SOMO's research of the garment industry is part of a four-year program of researh into sectors of importance to civil society, poverty eradication and sustainable development, financed by the minister of foreign affairs in the Netherlands. read more less
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