Sierra Leone Agricultural Value Chain Analysis
This study presents the analysis of several agricultural commodity value chains in Tonkolili and Bombali: 1) animal protein (excluding fish and cattle), 2) grains (for food and feed), 3) horticulture (excluding tree crops), and 4) legumes/pulses (for food and feed).
Mozambique Agricultural Value Chain Analysis
Mozambique's value chain analysis (VCA) aims for prioritizing and guiding interventions within and across target value chains. The analysis targeted nine value chains:Oilseeds (Soybean, sesame, groundnut), Pulses(Pigeon pea, common bean, cowpea), Banana, Cashew, and Vegetables.
Measuring postharvest losses at the farm level in Malawi
Reducing food loss and waste are important policy objectives prominently featured in the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals. To optimally design interventions targeted at reducing losses, it is important to know where losses are concentrated between the farm and fork. This paper measures farmlevel postharvest losses for three main crops—maize, soy, and groundnuts—among 1,200 households in Malawi.
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Literature Review on the Labour Market Impacts of Value Chain Development Interventions
This literature review from the International Labor Organization analyzes the results of 53 value chain interventions on job creation and job quality. The report generated the following recommendations and best practices:
Dr. Iddo Dror joined ILRI as Head of Capacity Development (CapDev) in Oct 2012, and in line with the new ILRI strategy 2013-2022, leads the development of knowledge, attitudes, skills and institutional arrangements that are necessary to replicate, expand, adapt, use, support and sustain livestock research and its application for development in a variety of contexts across ILRI and its projects/CRPs.