Value Chain Development with the Extremely Poor: Evidence and Lessons from CARE, Save the Children, and World Vision
Dan Norell, Emily Janoch, Elly Kaganzi, Malini Tolat, Monty L. Lynn, and Emily C. Riley, Value chain development with the extremely poor: evidence and lessons from CARE, Save the Children, and World Vision, Enterprise Development and Microfinance, March 2017, 44-62. https://doi.org/10.3362/1755-1986
28 Pages Posted: 15 Apr 2020
Date Written: 2017
CARE, Save the Children, and World Vision are combining value chain development (VCD) with gender and nutrition programming to alleviate poverty and food insecurity among the extremely poor. We explore what is unique about VCD with the extremely poor and how specific levers enhance productivity and profitability, equity, and empowerment. We offer evidence to date and lessons learned.
Keywords: value chain development, extreme poor, smallholders, market systems development
JEL Classification: O13, O17, Q12, Q13
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