10 Feb 2014 07:02 am

Strengthening the abilities of smallholder farmers in developing countries, particularly women farmers, to produce for both home and the market is currently a development priority.

05 Feb 2014 12:02 pm

Native potatoes are an important element of food security both as a direct food source and as a cash crop for peasant producers in the Andes of Peru. Production is basically for self-consumption and the shift to commercialization is a challenge.

17 Jan 2014 01:01 pm

Agricultural value chain financing (VCF) is an emerging phenomenon in the region but it is not well studied. Historically, small- and medium-sized famers experience problems accessing formal finance.

17 Jan 2014 10:01 am

Value chain interventions are increasingly popular amongst donors aiming to promote market-oriented growth and poverty reduction.