Market systems analysis

Market Systems Analyses try to understand what is causing markets to under-perform and why they are not more inclusive for workers. The Lab has examples from agriculture, construction, tourism and garment markets, which identify underlying systemic constraints and strategies for more and better jobs. Find below our analysis listed by country.

Dominican Republic

Focus value chains(s): Bananas
Decent work objective: Worker incomes
Partner: Fairtrade Foundation
Read: Creating shared value in the Dominican Republic banana sector

Guyana

Focus value chains(s): Vegetable and fruit
Decent work objective: Export diversification
Partner: Ministry of Business
Read: Guyana: On its way to high value markets

India

Focus value chains(s): Tea
Decent work objective: Working conditions
Partner: Fairtrade Foundation
Read: Improving conditions in tea plantations in Assam

Kyrgyzstan

Focus value chains(s): Winter tourism
Decent work objective: Employment generation
Partner: SECO
Read: Responsible Winter Tourism in Kyrgyzstan

Mexico

Focus value chains(s): Tourism
Decent work objective: SME competitiveness
Partner: Ministries of Labour and Tourism
Read: Analysis of the tourism market system in San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico

Mozambique

Focus value chains(s): Construction
Decent work objective: SME growth
Partner: Sida
Read: Towards the Inclusion of SMEs in Mozambique's New Economy

Mozambique

Focus value chains(s): Construction
Decent work objective: Job creation, green enterprises, women economic empowerment
Partner: Moztrabalha (ILO)
Read: Building Decent Work for All, A Market System Analysis of the construction materials sector in Mozambique

Mozambique

Focus value chains(s): Cashew processing
Decent work objective: SME growth, women economic empowerment
Partner: Moztrabalha (ILO)
Read: Decent Work, a tough nut to crack? A Market System Analysis of the cashew processing industry in Mozambique

Mozambique

Focus value chains(s): Restaurants and catering
Decent work objective: SME growth, skills development, women economic empowerment
Partner: Moztrabalha (ILO)
Read: Decent work, a recipe for growth: A Market System Analysis of the restaurants and catering sector in Mozambique

Peru

Focus value chains(s): Construction
Decent work objective: Working conditions
Partner: Habitat forHumanity
Read: Decent job and quality of the housing for families of base of the pyramid (in Spanish)

Peru

Focus value chains(s): Quinoa
Decent work objective: Smallholder incomes
Partner: UN Joint Programme on Andean Grains
Read: Value chain analysis in Peru’s quinoa sector

Rwanda

Focus value chains(s): Construction
Decent work objective: Working conditions
Partner: Sida
Read: Laying a foundation for better working conditions

Rwanda

Focus value chains(s): Garment and textiles
Decent work objective: Working conditions
Partner: Sida
Read: Weaving better working conditions into Rwanda's garment industry

Vietnam and Indonesia

Focus value chains(s): Garment and textiles
Decent work objective: Working conditions
Partner: Sida
Read: From Obligation to Opportunity - A market systems analysis of working conditions in Asia’s garment export industry

Zambia

Focus value chains(s): Construction
Decent work objective: Working conditions
Partner: Green Jobs Zambia
Read: Good Working Conditions, Good Business? An analysis of Zambia’s building construction market system

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