HANDCRAFT VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS Paul Chandler. Terms of reference.
“To develop an analysis of supply chain for handcrafts … to improve the standards and procedures of FT so that producers’ added value and market access are significantly increased … make recommendations to inform setting of quality standards and system”
BUT: contract workers/seasonal labour issues
BUT: Limited capital investment in productive capacity
BUT: heath and safety of processes; social/family tensions; more education to be done
BUT: also creates new obligations
BUT: in reality this is relatively low on the movement’s agenda
fighting poverty through trade