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Poster 6: Breeder’s role in accelerating orange fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) value chain development for nutrition and livelihoods in Africa

Being the starting point of the value chain, plant breeding carries a great responsibility. In addition to being a reliable food security crop, orange-fleshed sweet potato (OFSP) varieties are rich in beta-carotene; hence reduce vitamin A deficiency (VAD) in women and young children and is increasingly being recognized and expanding …

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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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Value-chain development for rural poverty reduction: a reality check and a warning

This second chapter of the book gives a reality check and warning on value chain development for the reduction of rural poverty. It begins with an introduction to the concept, what we know, what we think we know, what we still need to know and do differently- on value chain development

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Guides for value-chain development: A comparative review

This is the first chapter of the book. It is a comparative review of the guides for value-chain development. It gives a detailed introduction and background to the topic, guide selection and comparison – with guidelines for value-chain analysis and development reviewed, and parameters for the review of guides for value …

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Integrating Agricultural Innovation and Inclusive Value-chain Development: Introduction

 This chapter titled ‘Integrating Agricultural Innovation and Inclusive Value-chain Development’, is an introduction to the concepts in the book. The chapter covers an introduction to; complementary of innovation systems and value-chain approaches, the role of multi stakeholder platforms in promoting innovation and inclusive value-chain development, types and functions of platforms, …

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Innovations for Inclusive Value-Chain Development: Highlights

This section of the book “Innovation for inclusive value-chain development: success and challenges” introduces the book with an overview of what is covered in each chapter. The selection is a summary of the information on the chapters in this book based on; chapter titles, references, value chain, country, approach and main …

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