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).

23 Mar 2014 03:03 pm
created by ILRI

The purpose of this toolset is to identify and rank constraints faced by smallholder livestock keepers

23 Mar 2014 02:03 pm
created by CIP

This tool was developed by CIP and partners to stimulate commercial, technological and institutional innovations and generate business opportunities that benefit small-scale farmers.

14 Aug 2013 01:08 pm
created by ILRI

The purpose of this tool is to assess the Uganda smallholder pigs value chains. It includes revision of African swine fever: diagnostics, surveillance, epidemiology and control.

14 Aug 2013 01:08 pm
created by ILRI

The purpose of this tool is the assessment of the small ruminants value chain in Ethiopia, African strategy for disease control

12 Aug 2013 10:08 am
created by IFPRI

The objective of this tool is quantitatively estimate time women and men spend on diverse activities during the day, especially focusing on task performed at work. Measuring labor burden by gender could give interesting insights on how to improve the gender balance and opportunities.