Value Chains for Development

Market access and trade issues affecting the drylands in the Horn of Africa

Aklilu, Yacob | cop. 2013
  • Author(s): Aklilu, Yacob
  • Publisher: International livestock research institute (ILRI)
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: market access, trade structure, livestock, africa
This brief addresses the rationale and priorities for investments in trade in livestock and other agricultural commodities such as market development and access, cross-border trade, and sanitary, phytosanitary and food safety standards, to build resilience in the drylands.

Cultivation of medicinal plants in Uttarakhand

Alam, Ghayur and Peppelenbos, Lucian Peter Christoph | 2009
  • Author(s): Alam, Ghayur and Peppelenbos, Lucian Peter Christoph
  • Publisher:
  • Pages: 99--104
  • Keywords: medicinal plants, plant protection, agribusiness, trade policy, exports, foreign trade, uttarakhand, india, south asia
The study shows that the cultivation of medicinal plants can play an important role in the livelihood strategies of the villagers in high-altitude Uttarakhand, India.

Understanding livelihoods that involve micro-enterprise : markets and technological capabilities in the SL framework

Albu, Mike and Scott, Andrew | 2001
  • Author(s): Albu, Mike and Scott, Andrew
  • Publisher: Intermediate technology development group (ITDG). Schumacher centre for technology development
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: small enterprises, poverty alleviation, development strategies, markets, technological change
Discusses practical tools that could help development practitioners use sustainable livelihoods approaches in the particular context of enterprise development with special emphasis on markets and technological change.

Local entrepreneurship, agribusiness cluster formation and the development of competitive value chains : evaluation of the Strategic alliance for agricultural development in Africa (SAADA program) 2006-2009

Alidou, Moussiliou | 2010
  • Author(s): Alidou, Moussiliou
  • Publisher: OECD etc.]
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: agribusiness, project evaluation, development projects, africa
The Strategic Alliance for Agricultural Development in Africa (SAADA) program, executed by the International Fertilizer Development Centre (IFDC), aims to improve the livelihoods of farm households by implementing the Competitive Agricultural Systems and Enterprises (CASE) approach in West Africa.

Beyond agriculture - making markets work for the poor : proceedings of an international seminar 28 February-1 March 2005, Westminter, London, UK

Almond, F.R. and Hainsworth, S.D. | 2005
  • Author(s): Almond, F.R. and Hainsworth, S.D.
  • Publisher: Natural resources international (NRI) [etc.]
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: agribusiness, small farms, poverty alleviation, restrictive business practices, market access, information needs, production standards
Workshop themes included: building linkages and enhancing trust between small-scale rural producers and other actors, market Information needs of rural producers, and enabling rural producers to better satisfy buyer standards.

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