Aquaculture / Event / Fish / LIVESTOCK-FISH / PIL / PIM / Uganda / Value Chains

Identifying aquaculture development interventions in Uganda through a value chain approach

In September 2013, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) organized an Agrifood Chain Toolkit Conference in Kampala. This event was co-sponsored by the CGIAR research programs on LIvestock and Fish and Policies, Institutions and Markets. The objective of the meeting was to gather together value chain researchers with practitioners developing livestock and fish value chains … Continue reading

East Africa / Event / LIVESTOCK-FISH / PIL / PIM / Uganda / Value Chains

Agrifood chain toolkit conference – researchers and practitioners unpack value chain analysis

The CGIAR research programs on ‘Livestock and Fish’, and ‘Policies, Institutions and Markets’ recently joined forces to bring together nearly 60 participants interested in value chain analysis. Meeting in Kampala, the event explored the challenges behind value chain analysis and sought to enrich the AgriFood chain toolkit. Over the three days, the participants discussed a … Continue reading

East Africa / LIVESTOCK-FISH / PIM / Value Chains

Call for contributions: conference on improving tools for livestock and fish value chains in East Africa

From 9-11 September 2013, the CGIAR research programs on ‘policies, institutions and markets’ and ‘livestock and fish’ will organize a first AgriFood Chain Toolkit conference in Kampala. The AgriFood chain toolkit of the CGIAR Research program on Policies, institutions and markets was launched in January 2013. This online platform on agrifood value chains is designed … Continue reading

Asia / Event / ILRI / Livestock / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Pigs / PIM / Southeast Asia / Value Chains / Vietnam

Confronting value chain research tools with field experience in Vietnam

Contributed by Jo Cadilhon On 27-28March 2013, I participated in the first planning workshop of the REVALTER project in Vietnam. REVALTER is the French acronym for Multi-scale assessment of livestock development pathways in Vietnam. The objective of this project is to study the existing conditions of livestock value chains in Vietnam, with a specific focus … Continue reading

Event / ILRI / LIVESTOCK-FISH / PIM / Value Chains / WorldFish

Smallholder participation in livestock and fish value chains

In November 2012, ILRI scientist Derek Baker with Froukje Kruijssen (WorldFish) organized a session at the CTA conference ‘Making the Connection.’ The session examined livestock and fish value chains and drew out lessons from participants’ experience of interventions and the reasons contributing to the success or failure of these interventions (the session notes here are … Continue reading