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Value Chains Tools

WEAI for Value Chains (WEAI4VC)

Many development agencies are designing and implementing socially-inclusive agricultural interven

Livestock and Fish Value Chain Assessment Toolkit

Livestock and Fish value chains are unique and have distinct features.


This manual is the reference book for the ValueLinks methodology.


Facilitate the design and/or assessment of interventions for value chain development, taking into

LINK methodology

Major corporations and multi-national companies have long struggled with how to connect with and


E-learning courses

The Economics of Agro-Food Value Chains from Coursera

18 hours (13 modules and final exam)

Have a look at our trailer for a brief introduction to this course: 

CARE/MEDA e-Course on Market Analysis and Value Chain Project Design

4-7 hours to cover 14 modules

The CARE/MEDA e-Course on Market Analysis and Value Chain Project Design provides an introduction to market-based eco


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Tools for Value Chain Assessments: What Tools to Use When to Assess the Entire Value Chain?