Concepts, applications, and extensions of value chain analysis to livestock systems in developing countries
AbstractThe analysis of value chains has augmented our knowledge on the complexities, inter-linkages, distributional benefits, and institutional arrangements of production and marketing channels in developing countries. However, the analysis remains relatively qualitative and case-specific, with limited ability to rank or assess the impact of alternative interventions or to analyze sufficiently the complex market dynamics and feedbacks present in livestock systems. This paper offers insights on ways to improve the analytical rigor of the value chain methodology that combines both qualitative and quantitative approaches.
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Value chain; livestock; developing countries; Livestock Production/Industries; I32; O13; O17; O21; Q13; Q18;
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