01 May 2014 08:05 am

The overarching aim of the Program Planning Tool is to provide a framework for use by program designers
and implementers that guides the design or adjustment of agricultural interventions towards better linkages
with nutrition. The distinctive features of the tool are:

24 Apr 2014 02:04 pm

Supply chain risk has become a major area of concern for companies in the agribusiness sector, as well as for their customers, financiers, and external stakeholders.

24 Apr 2014 11:04 am

This resource from the World Bank provides research, analysis and case studies to the use of ICT's in agriculture in developing countries.

22 Apr 2014 12:04 pm

This handbook helps practitioners become familiar with how to analyze and strategies to address gender issues in agricultural value chains.

21 Apr 2014 01:04 pm

Microlinks is the value chain knowledge outlet of USAID. They provide courses ranging from value chain basics to how to design, manage, and evaluate value chain projects.

21 Apr 2014 01:04 pm

This toolkit aims to equip value chain development programmers to design effective interventions that reach and impact the very poor.

16 Apr 2014 08:04 am

This handbook prepared by the International Finance Corporation presents the benefits and challenges of sourcing from smallholder farmers.

14 Apr 2014 09:04 am

This paper attempts to inject more rigorous quantitative methods into value chain analysis. Approaches examined include System Dyanimcs (SD) that model flows and relationships between actors with which one can examine the impact of alternative scenarios over time.

08 Apr 2014 12:04 pm
created by IFPRI

Accurately assessing risk is key to providing appropriately priced loans to rural producers. This paper examines non-parametric techniques for risk scoring to avoid the erroneous rejection of credit-worthy loan applicants.

23 Mar 2014 06:03 pm
created by ICRAF

Facilitate the design and/or assessment of interventions for value chain development, taking into account the circumstances and needs of upstream-chain actors (namely, stallholder producing households and small and medium enterprises that have direct relations with smallholders).