Helps actors understand the current functioning of the market chain and key business models, design innovations that empower producer groups to engage more effectively and buyers to act in ways more amenable to smallholder farmers.
Road map, business model principles, checklists, scoring tools, business metrics (quantitative & qualitative)
Lundy, M., Becx, G., Zamierowski, N., Amrein, A., Hurtado, J.J., Mosquera, E.E., Rodriguez. F. 2012. LINK methodology: A participatory guide to business models that link smallholders to markets. Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT), Cali, Colombia. 171 p. -- (CIAT Publication No. 380) ISBN 978-958-694-114-3 (PDF)
Lundy M, Gottret MV, Ashby J. Learning Alliances: An approach for building multistakeholder innovation systems. Rome: Institutional Learning and Change (ILAC) Initiative; 2005.