Smart Policies and Practices for Shared Prosperity

Value Chain Development Workshop

The course objective was to provide staff technical expertise and skills in agricultural value chain analysis and development. The outcome was that participants and their organizations will deepen their understanding and improve their performance in moving value chains forward in the project and program context.



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Description of actual services provided in the assignment

The course enhanced the participants’ expertise and skills in value chain analysis and development approaches in: •Value chain concepts, principles and applications •Analysis and assessment of value chains, including value chain mapping, economic analysis, value-added calculation, and governance mapping •Promoting linkages and facilitating value chain upgrade including through public private partnership (PPP) •Monitoring and evaluating value chain development and sustainability Francesco and Chris developed the materials and processes used in the training courses. They conducted the training using a participative style in order to engage the participants.