Agriculture Value Chain Management and Market Linkages

Training, Policy/Research

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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.

What you will learn

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
  • Market Systems Framework
  • Value Chain Financing
  • Agricluture Value Chain Cycle
  • Agriculture Value Chain Analysis
  • Agriculture Value Chain Project Design
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of VC Development Projects
  • Gender Mainstreaming in Agriculture Value Chain


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: [email protected]