Market Assessment

Market systems analysis of the banana industry in the Dominican Republic, ILO 2017

    Summary of results
    The Dominican Republic is the world’s second largest producer of Fairtrade bananas. There is potential to further leverage the Fairtrade Premium – a vital contributor to the wealth and welfare of plantation workers – alongside testing out new performance-incentive schemes, improving supervision systems and training workers on soft skill development, in order to unlock ‘shared value’ solutions that create real business value for plantations as well as for workers