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Food system value chains

by Economic Development Department in 2012

The Economic Development Department explained how the new Local Procurement Accord would be implemented. After many years of disagreement about goals, a new consensus had been forged, and practical steps were now being taken in the public and private sectors to reorient supply chains to support...

by Janice Kew, Bloomberg in 2012

Wal-Mart’s purchase of Massmart was approved by South Africa’s Competition Tribunal subject to the companies promising to refrain from firing employees for two years and setting up a R100 million fund to assist local suppliers and manufacturers. Three experts - Stiglitz, James Hodge and...

by International Labour Organization in 2012

Value Chain Development (VCD) and Local Econoomic Development (LED) approaches can reinforce each other, and this paper explores how this can be done effectively, to avoid the shortcomings of each single way of doing things. VCD seeks to analyse and enhance the functioning of the market system...

by John Belt, Wim Goris, AgriPro Focus Learning Alliance in 2012

This publication describes how the AgriPro Focus Learning Alliance improved farmer entrepreneurship in Ethiopia. Improving market relations means changing support relations. The successful farmers and NGOs in the Learning Alliance linked up with business partners and research institutes, thereby...

by Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) (ACP-EU Cotonou Agreement) in 2012
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6–9 November 2012, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Join CTA (ACP-EU Cotonou Agreement) from 6-9 November 2012 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to discuss the future of agricultural value chains. This unique four day event will bring together international...

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