Agriculture Value Chains Course(26th – 30th June 2017)

Agriculture Value Chains Course

Software: Microsoft Excel

Value chains are a key framework for understanding how products move from the producers to the customers. The value chain perspective provides an important means to understand the business to business relationships, mechanisms for increasing efficiency, and ways to enable businesses to increase productivity and add value.
It provides a reference point for improvements in services and the business environment. It is a vehicle for pro-poor initiatives and for linking small businesses with the market. Value chains therefore reside at the core of high-impact and sustainable initiatives focused on improving productivity, competitiveness, entrepreneurship, and SME growth.
This one week course will provide hands-on training in Agriculture value chains and the application of Knowledge to decision making in AVC processes planning and Management to value chain participants and practitioners.
The workshop offers intensive training that will cover the fundamental concepts and tools for scanning and improving AVC. By attending this course, the capacity of Development professionals who are actively engaged in the AVC related support activities in governmental and non-governmental organizations will be built/ enhanced

This course is intended for various actors in the Agriculture value chain working with communities, in governments, funding agencies, Research organizations and non-government organizations among others for AVC support activities and other Development programmes.

5 Days

• Understanding concept of Value chains in particular Agriculture Value chains
• Understand the structure of various Agriculture based value chains and the Various tools in developing an Agriculture value chain
• Appreciate the need to work with value chains
• Gain insights into the respective actor roles in the value chains
• Approaches to setting up Agriculture value chains
• Value chain financing
• Participants apply the newly enhanced understandings to improve and promote value chain development in the agricultural sectors of their bases and analyze the success of this aforementioned development.

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