Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / IAF to help Bangla garment sector in capacity building
IAF to help Bangla garment sector in capacity building
Jan '14
IAF has been granted an EU funded project together with its two association members BKMEA (The Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association) and HCIA (The Hellenic Clothing Industry Association).

The project is aimed at capacity building, network extension and knowledge transfer. As a result of this project BKMEA and HCIA will be able to better service the companies that are their members by having gained more international contacts, more knowledge and more insights.

The project will include training sessions in Bangladesh and several networking trips to Europe and to Bangladesh. The IAF will make sure that more IAF members than BKMEA and HCIA will benefit from the project by setting up a peer group to which it invites its members with specific interests in the Bangladesh knitwear industry. Project execution will start very soon.

The apparel industry undeniably plays a big role in the industrial development of many countries creating millions of jobs worldwide. Where big improvements in production infrastructure can still be made, big productivity gains and big improvements in working conditions can be combined.

Therefore, IAF is pleased to contribute to the industrial development of Bangladesh. Knowledge is key and with an expert network, IAF is able to transfer this knowledge for improving the apparel industry as a whole.

International Apparel Federation (IAF)

Must ReadView All

Union textiles minister Smriti Irani addressing at the Texprocil Annual Export Awards. Courtesy: PIB

Textiles | On 22nd Oct 2016

Govt to extend special package to home textiles segment

The Central government is likely to extend the recently approved Rs...

Reebok Liquid Speed Grey. Courtesy: Business Wire

Apparel/Garments | On 22nd Oct 2016

Reebok’s Liquid Factory brings sneaker creation to US

Reebok, a pioneer in the sporting goods industry, has brought sneaker ...

Courtesy: GHCL

Textiles | On 22nd Oct 2016

GHCL to invest Rs 67.25 crore in textile division

Chemicals and textiles firm GHCL will invest Rs 67.25 crore in its...

Interviews View All

Awen Delaval

'Natural fibres are appreciated for traditional authenticity'

Manfred Mentges
Sedo Treepoint GmbH

We see a higher demand in colour management systems, as customers see big...

Abhishek Ganguly
Puma India

‘As a brand, Puma is always looking for new and innovative ways to inspire ...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Marcel Alberts

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Eamonn Tighe
Nature Works LLC

Eamonn Tighe, Fibres and Nonwovens - Business Development Manager of...

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies

October 2016

October 2016

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Browse Our Archives


Advanced Search