"Aid to Artisans: Building Profitable Craft Businesses" is a 2009 report by USAID for the Business Growth Initiative Project.
Aid to Artisans (ATA) is a nonprofit organization with 33 years of experience in the craft sector working in over 110 countries, having assisted over 125,000 artisans and generated over $230 million in retail sales in the past ten years. Its mission is to create opportunities for low-income artisans around the world to build profitable businesses inspired by handmade traditions. ATA offers access to new markets, business training, eco-effective processes and design innovation through a network of partners to promote sustainable growth and community well-being.
Download the full report here.