Developing Sustainable New Products




Encouraging innovation and sustainability in the craft sector is a DFSD priority.  We are currently working with collaborators, designers and artisans on a number of promising projects including:

  • Increasing banana fiber production and developing a range of banana fiber products for sale

  •  Producing ‘leather’ from palms for use in craft items and more widely

  •  Developing sustainable methods for treating Palmyra palm so it can be used for a wider variety of products