People & Culture

Giving artisans access

How Artisan Hub is helping connect traditional craftspeople in developing countries to new and potentially lucrative foreign markets
  • Dec 22, 2017
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  • 1 minutes
A woman weaves Jamdani fabric in Bangladesh. The fabric, which UNESCO has recognized as an item that represents the intangible cultural heritage of humanity, is one of many handicrafts on the Artisan Hub website Expand Image

Traditional artisans in countries such as Bangladesh don’t often have access to lucrative foreign markets. A Canadian venture called Artisan Hub is working to change that. Part of an ongoing series of stories about innovative projects in the developing world, a partnership between the International Development Research Centre and Canadian Geographic.

Visit the Charting Change website to read “Giving artisans access.”

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