22 / 02 / 2022
The food we eat: Tomatoes and greed – the exodus of Ghana’s farmers
Solomon's “The food we eat” online discussions host exceptional journalistic works from around the world and contribute to the understanding of how our food systems cause global problems such as displacement and ecological collapse.
29 / 06 / 2021
The cost of agricultural produce in Portugal’s Alentejo region
Diana Takacsova’s photography stresses the role of the essential workers who are frequently trapped outside the formal system, juxtaposing it with the intensified land use and the inadequate living and labour conditions present in the Alentejo region.
04 / 06 / 2021
Greek strawberries “made in Bangladesh”
Up to 10,000 migrant agricultural workers live in makeshift camps in the strawberry fields of Ilia, which produce the "red gold" that generates tens of millions of euros in exports. While the Greek state remains indifferent, the number of workers is expected to increase, as production is projected to skyrocket by 2025, covering approximately 6,200 acres.
04 / 06 / 2021
A behind-the-scenes look at Greece’s “red gold” harvest
A photo essay by Thodoris Nikolaou
17 / 02 / 2021
Apostolos Kapsalis: “We are travelling in uncharted and stormy seas”
We sat down for a long discussion with the researcher of the Institute of Labor for the phenomenon "Manolada", the realities of migrant workers in Greece, and the challenges that the pandemic brought -and will bring- not only to the agricultural production, but the rights of the ones ensuring it.
03 / 04 / 2020
Thousands of agricultural workers in Manolada are “staying home” – in shacks
The strawberry season has already begun, and at least 7,000 harvesters from Bangladesh are currently in Manolada. While agricultural production has decreased due to COVID-19, difficult living and working conditions raise further concerns.
22 / 11 / 2019
Manolada, where nothing has changed: Justice but also criminal sentences that can be paid off
In 2014, the Manolada case files were permanently closed in the courtrooms, but the working and living conditions of the immigrant agricultural workers in Manolada, which first "shocked" public opinion in 2006, remain the same.
11 / 06 / 2019
New items on the daily menu for delivery workers
Whether it’s food deliveries via motorbike or other services, delivery workers are demanding better working conditions, in an industry that employs thousands of people in cities across Greece; it’s an occupation that is affected by work-related, fatal accidents.
18 / 03 / 2019
If your food delivery man handed you the real menu of their everyday lives: Τhe story of Mohammed
The story of an employer’s unaccountability towards an immigrant delivery man, the race against time for 3 euro per hour and trade union interventions to combat extreme exploitation.