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August 23, 2018Knowledge Portal
Development of goat milk and meat value chains in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh

This paper analyses the value chain of goat mild and meat in India. Goats are an important livelihood component for landless, marginal and small farmers and acts as a financial ‘safety net’. The dominant goat husbandry is a traditional low-input system. »

February 26, 2018Knowledge Portal
Agricultural innovation and inclusive value-chain development: A review

This paper aims to review the knowledge about inclusive value-chain development (VCD) in the context of international agricultural research and draw out implications for future research and action. »

Market Transformation Workshop, 2017 in Bangladesh
March 2, 2017Knowledge activity
Market Transformation Workshop, 2017 in Bangladesh

This Market Transformation Workshop took place mid-February 2017, in the context of the MoU between the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and World Bank Group on transformative change needed for agricultural growth as well as food and nutrition security. »

February 3, 2017Knowledge Portal
Promoting regional trade in pulses in the Horn of Africa

This note by ECDPM in collaboration with FAO discusses the opportunities and challenges to develop regional pulses value chain in the region, drawing from literature review and interviews with key stakeholders. Pulses are crucial in nutritious diets. Despite opportunities, pulses production and yields in Africa and the Horn remain lagging behind potential. The challenges in designing a coherent package of policies and investments to boost intra-regional trade discussed in this note will also be useful for other value chains. »

November 30, 2016Knowledge Portal
How small seed businesses can support climate-resilient value chains: Lessons from Uganda

This briefing note by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) focuses on investments by domestic seed companies in quality seeds, including climate-resilient varieties, in developing countries and the climate risk management (CRM) benefits for other actors along the value chain. »

November 30, 2016Knowledge Portal
Private sector investment in a changing climate: Resilient rice value chain development in Uganda

This research from the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) focused on private sector investment in a changing climate and aimed to explore how domestic private sector investments can support climate risk management along agricultural value chains. Two briefing notes and a video share the insights from case study research that was conducted in collaboration with a domestic seed company, Equator Seeds Ltd in Northern Uganda, and the Centenary Bank Ltd., a commercial bank in Eastern Uganda. »