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  1. This special issue of Spore introduces 'value chains' to our wide readership in ACP countries. 'Value chain' is often used in different ways, even by experts on the subject. The Special issue tries to clear some of the confusion but, more importantly, aims to provide a broad picture of...
    330. SPO
  2. Calvin Miller [et al] Agriculture remains an important means of alleviating poverty, but shortage of finance can constrain its development. At the same time agriculture is evolving towards a global system requiring high-quality, competitive products and organized in value chains which often exclude smallholders. Value...
    338.13 MIL
  3. This book describes 13 cases from 10 countries around the world (Bolivia, Ethiopia, India, Kenya, Nicaragua, Peru, Rwanda and Tanzania) where such initiatives have unclogged value chains, improved the lives of the rural poor, produced more and high-quality agricultural products, and made the...
    332. IIR
  4. Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation Making value chains more inclusive enables smallholder farmers to access markets that have previously been denied to them. To achieve this requires, among others, the right environment for growth, both domestically and for international trade, improved information flows, including through the use...
    338. CTA
  5. Agriculture is one of the East African Community’s most important economic sectors. The major staple foods in the region are maize, rice, potatoes, bananas, cassava, wheat, sorghum, millet and pulses. However, agricultural production in the region is prone to the vagaries of climate change,...
  6. Report Coordinator: Dustin M. Wenzel (UN Environment), Report Editor: Shannon O’Neill ‘The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity’ (TEEB) is an initiative hosted by United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), and coordinated by the TEEB Ofce in Geneva, Switzerland. ‘TEEB for Agriculture & Food’ (TEEBAgriFood) encompasses various research and capacity-building...
  7. Bheenick, K.; Kwasi Addom, B.; Mundy, P. Mobile phones are already surprisingly common in many parts of the developing world, and they, and the network of cables and transmitter masts that are needed to carry all that data, are spreading fast. The service in many places is still patchy and intermittent: people have to climb the nearest...
  8. Domien Bruisma This report is based on information gained during a literature search and discussions with specialists in food processing technologies. The report pays attention first to developments in the food marketing chain. If then shows what practices and opportunities exist in terms of storage and...
    664.009 BRU
  9. R. K. Pelant. This book will examine and analyze the complex nature of Passing on the Gift. (Sharing with another person or organization something of equal or greater value than that which you have received)
    361.26 PEL
  10. Drawing on 15 cases from nine countries this books offers some solutions to the huge challenges pastoralists encounter in trying to sell what they produce. With liberal use of tables, diagrams and illustrations, it documents impacts, good practices and lessons in the marketing of pastoralist...
    306.096 IIR