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      Training on Agriculture Value Chain Management and Market Linkages in Nairobi

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      July 13, 2020

      Monday   8:00 AM (on various days)

      Muthithi Road
      Nairobi, Nairobi Municipality

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      Training on Agriculture Value Chain Management and Market Linkages

      About the course

      Value chains encompass the full range of activities and services required to bring a product or service from its conception to sale in its final markets—whether local, national, regional, or global. Value chains include input suppliers, producers, processors, and buyers, as well as the support services and enabling environments that form a dynamic market system.

      This course is aimed at equipping the participants with principles and practices of the value chain management. The participants will understand the designing and managing, monitoring and evaluating value chain projects and creating market linkages.
      Target Participants

      This course targets participants working in agriculture research, value chain and market development projects managers, government institutions, NGO staff, and agribusinesses.
      Course duration

      5 Days
      What you will learn

      By the end of this training the participants will be able to understand about:

      The market systems
      Value chain cycle
      Value chain financing
      Designing and implementing value chain project
      M&E of Value Chain Project
      Risk management in value chain

      Course Outline

      Introduction to Agriculture Value Chain

      Overview of value chain approach
      Features of value chain approach

      Market Systems Framework

      End Markets
      Business Enabling Environment
      Vertical Linkages
      Horizontal Linkages
      Supporting Markets

      Value Chain Financing

      Introduction to Value Chain Financing
      Demand for Finance within Value Chains
      Constraints in Value Chain Financing
      Type of Value Chain Finance
      Implications in Design and Implementation

      Agricluture Value Chain Cycle

      Overview of the Project Lifecycle
      Value Chain Selection
      Value Chain Analysis
      Design and Implementation
      Monitoring and Evaluation
      Key principles of the Project Lifecycle

      Agriculture Value Chain Analysis

      Introduction to value chain analysis
      Tools and techniques in value chain analysis
      Mapping a value chain
      Value chain analysis process
      Case study: Value chain analysis

      Agriculture Value Chain Project Design

      Market Research
      Situational Analysis
      Formulation of the project goal statement
      Project causal pathway design
      Development of a logical framework

      Monitoring and Evaluation of VC Development Projects

      Selection of Key Indicators
      Development of Performance Measurement Framework
      Evaluation of VC Projects
      Impact Assessment of VC Projects

      Gender Mainstreaming in Agriculture Value Chain

      Gender Analysis in Value Chains
      Integrating Gender Issues into Agricultural Value Chain Process
      Constraints in Gender Integration in Value Chains

      Training Approach

      This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies.

      Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.

      Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate.
      Tailor-Made Course

      We can also do this as tailor-made course to meet organization-wide needs. Contact us to find out more:

      Cost: Kenyan Cost (KES) 80,000 Non Kenyan Cost ($) 950

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