Building Competitiveness in Africa's Agriculture: A Guide to Value Chain Concepts and Applications

Jan 01, 2010 | C.M. Webber, P. Lebaste | The World Bank
This Guide to value chain is designed to provide the user with actionable methods and tools based on value chain concepts that can help design interventions to increase the productivity and performance of SSA agriculture. Value chains are a key framework for understanding how inputs and services are brought together and then used to grow, transform, or manufacture a product; how the product then moves physically from the producer to the customer; and how value increases along the way.