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
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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.
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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:
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Wheat is one of the four most important food grains in Ethiopia.
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The USAID Feed the Future Initiative supports the development of agriculture as an engine of economic growth, food security, and poverty reduction.
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This guide from the World Banks presents 13 tools for conducting value chain analysis with accompanying case studies for each.
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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.