21 Dec 2016 02:12 am

This article draws attention to the link between Value Chain Development and smallholder livelihood strategies that comprise a complex mix of subsistence and market-oriented activities and that are diversified to meet multiple livelihood goals and mitigate risks; and the authors address the relat

19 Dec 2016 09:12 am
created by ICRAF

This article reviews 11 guides for value-chain analysis and development. It compares the guides’ concepts, objectives, and methods and identifies strengths, weaknesses, and gaps.

29 Sep 2016 10:09 am
created by USAID

USAID/Mozambique commissioned a value chain analysis (VCA) to prioritize and guide interventions within and across target value chains. The analysis targeted nine value chains, as summarized below: 

06 Jul 2016 03:07 am
created by IFPRI

Wheat is one of the four most important food grains in Ethiopia.

01 Jul 2016 10:07 am
created by USAID

The USAID Feed the Future Initiative supports the development of agriculture as an engine of economic growth, food security, and poverty reduction.

19 May 2016 08:05 am

This guide from the World Banks presents 13 tools for conducting value chain analysis with accompanying case studies for each.

20 Feb 2016 12:02 pm
created by IFPRI

Women play a critical and potentially transformative role in agricultural growth in developing countries, but they face persistent obstacles and economic constraints limiting further inclusion in agriculture.

19 Feb 2016 03:02 pm

These guides come from two workshops conducted in 2008 and 2009 in Kenya and Tanzania respectively. They include survey questions and schedules for conducting gender analysis workshops and qualitative information.