Cattle / Central America / CGIAR / CIAT / Event / Impact Assessment / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Nicaragua / Value Chains

Defining impact pathways for the Nicaragua dual-purpose cattle value chain

From 5 – 9 August, 2013 a 5-day workshop was held in Managua, Nicaragua to define value chain impact pathways and develop an initial framework for the program’s implementation strategy in the country. The workshop incorporated participants from a wide range of stakeholders, including representatives of smallholder farmer associations, national and international extension partners, national … Continue reading

Dairying / East Africa / Event / Impact Assessment / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Tanzania / Value Chains

Developing impact pathways for the Livestock and Fish Tanzania dairy value chain

A 2 day Tanzania dairy value chain impact pathways workshop was held on 7-8 May 2013 to communicate and validate the program’s intervention logic in the Tanzania dairy value chain, question and clarify the program’s potential to achieve impact in the Tanzania dairy value chain, and to develop an initial framework for program monitoring and … Continue reading

Asia / CGIAR / Event / Impact Assessment / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Pigs / Southeast Asia / Value Chains / Vietnam

Livestock and Fish program consults Vietnam stakeholders on sites and impact pathways

In Vietnam, the ILRI-led Livestock and Fish research program focuses on smallholder pig value chains. As part of the planned activities for 2013, ILRI organized a stakeholder consultation workshop in Hanoi on 22 March 2013 (see wiki for more information). Lucy Lapar and Seth de Vlieger from ILRI’s Hanoi office wrote this report on the … Continue reading

CGIAR / Impact Assessment / LIVESTOCK-FISH

Pathways to deliver impact: Working on the Livestock and Fish program’s theory of change

Among the fundamentals of a good research program is the ability to demonstrate how the program will deliver the promise of creating positive change to the target population. Theory of Change defines the pathways through which a program will deliver these promises, highlighting the key assumptions and likely risks the program faces.  The Theory of … Continue reading