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Using quantitative tools to measure gender differences within value chains

This last chapter of the book by Lucia Madrigal and Maximo Torero, covers the use of quantitative tools to measure gender differences within value chains. The chapter begins by begging the question, why is qualitative analysis needed and what can it do? It then analyses the quantitative tools to help understand …
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Lapses, infidelities, and creative adaptations: Lessons from evaluation of a participatory market development approach in the Andes

This is the 13th chapter of the book. It covers the Lapses, infidelities, and creative adaptations, in light of the lessons from evaluation of a participatory market development approach in the Andes. it has a detailed account of the perspectives on fidelity and adaptation, the study designs and methods, the participatory …
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Linking smallholders to new agricultural economy: The case of the plataformas de concertacion in Ecuador

This 12th chapter of the book is concerned with smallholder linkages to the new agricultural economy using the case study of the plataformas de concertacion in Ecuador. The chapter covers smallholders and the new agricultural economy, farmer linkage to markets in light of the logic behind the plataformas approach, empinterfactual, approach …
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Impact of third-party enforcement of contracts in agricultural markets- a field experiment in Vietnam

Chapter 11 of the book is dedicated to assessing  the impact of third-party enforcement of contracts in agricultural markets with a case study of Vietnam. The chapter evaluates the Vietnamese dairy industry, a simple model of underinestment, experimental design and implementation, identification strategy and econometric estimation, the estimation results followed …
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Evaluating inclusive value-chain development

This chapter introduces the various qualitative and quantitative methods used to conduct value-chain program impact evaluations that will be discussed in the following four chapters. It covers what we know about impact evaluation for value-chain interventions and the gaps that need to be addressed.
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Dealing with critical challenges in African innovation platforms: lessons for facilitation

This chapter titled “Dealing with critical challenges in African innovation platforms: lessons for facilitation” assess the process of identifying key issues and challenges, key issues in facilitating innovation platforms and the voices from the field with an assessment of the challenges faced- dynamic and evolving platforms, power and platforms, gender, …
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Unraveling the role of innovation platforms in supporting coevolution of innovation: contributions and tensions in a smallholder dairy-development program

This is the ninth chapter of the book. It is dedicated to unraveling the role of innovation platforms in supporting coevolution of innovations. It begins with the concept of coevolution and innovation platforms as innovation intermediaries, case descriptions and research methods, the findings, an analysis and discussions on innovation platforms …
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Multistakeholder platforms for linking small farmers to value chains: evidence from the Andes

This eighth chapter of the book, that covers the Multistakeholder platforms for linking small farmers to value chains, begins with a literature review and theoretic framework before comparing three platforms; Andino Boliviana (ANDIBOL) in Bolivia; Cadenas Agrícolas Productivas de Calidad (CAPAC) in Peru; and the Chimborazo platform in Ecuador. The chapter …
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Collective action for market-chain innovation in the Andes

This chapter titled “Collective action for market-chain innovation in the Andes” presents the perspectives on collective action and innovation, a framework for the analysis of collective action in market chain innovation, Papa Andina’s use of collective action to foster pro-poor market-chain innovation, and a discussion on the patterns that emerge from our …
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