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  1. Smallholders and Inclusive Growth in Agricultural Value Chains

    This paper investigates inclusive growth in agricultural value chains, with a focus on smallholder participation, upgrading behavior, and outcomes related to agricultural productivity, agricultural profits, and smallholder incomes. The purpose of the pape ...

    Chris.Marciniak - 05/14/2014 - 08:30

  2. A Simple Guide to Understanding and Applying the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point Concept

    Assessing the business environment Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) is a risk management methodology for analyzing supply chains for quality assurance. This guide provides an introduction to the concepts, steps, and questions to ask when ...

    Chris.Marciniak - 06/02/2014 - 09:49

  3. Evaluating Value Chain Interventions: A Review of Recent Evidence

    ILRI Impact assessment This ILRI discussion paper reviews 20 value chain interventions and discusses the econometric techniques used to address the validity of findings. It explores the use of propensity score matching, instrumental variables, difference ...

    Chris.Marciniak - 01/22/2015 - 12:36

  4. Constraint Analysis Toolset

    ILRI Derek.Baker Value chain analysis for the design of development interventions with rural communities The purpose of this toolset is to identify and rank constraints faced by smallholder livestock keepers The purpose of this toolset is to identify and ...

    soonho - 08/07/2014 - 11:47

  5. 5Capitals

    ICRAF Jason.Donovan Impact assessment 5Capitals: A tool for assessing the poverty impact of value chain development Facilitate the design and/or assessment of interventions for value chain development, taking into account the circumstances and needs of up ...

    soonho - 09/11/2014 - 08:19

  6. Contract Farming

    Contract farming designs Impact assessment Contract farming: Risks and Benefits of Partnership between Farmers and Firms Contract farming involves production by farmers under agreement with buyers for their outputs. This arrangement can help integrate sma ...

    soonho - 11/03/2014 - 14:19

  7. A Guide to Integrating Gender into Monitoring and Evaluation

    Gender in value chains The aim of this guide is to support managers and implementers of agricultural development programmes to meet the commitments made to gender equality, particularly in relation to monitoring and evaluation (M&E). It is not meant t ...

    Chris.Marciniak - 10/19/2015 - 07:35

  8. Promoting Value Chains of Neglected and Underutilized Species

    Assessing the business environment This guide from the Global Facilitation Unit for Underutilized Species draws on several successful country experiences promoting and developing value chains for underutilized crops. It focuses on the particular character ...

    Chris.Marciniak - 02/20/2016 - 07:51

  9. Participatory market Chain Approach

    CIP Andre.Devaux Innovation in business models Value chain analysis for the design of development interventions with rural communities Participatory market Chain Approach This tool was developed by CIP and partners to stimulate commercial, technological a ...

    soonho - 02/20/2016 - 12:14

  10. SMART Skills

    CRS Value chain analysis for the design of development interventions with rural communities Introduction to the five skills for rural development     What skills do smallholder farmers need in order to succeed? The guides listed below explain how to help ...

    soonho - 02/29/2016 - 19:51