Making Agricultural Value Chain Programmes Work for Workers: A Practical Guide for Development Donors and Practitioners

Man-Kwun Chan
  • Subtitle: WIEGO Technical Brief (Global Trade) No. 4

This guide, aimed at development donors and practitioners, seeks to improve the poverty, economic and gender impacts of agricultural value chain programmes by expanding the extent to which these address the needs and priorities of all types of workers, not just owner-managers.

Making Agricultural Value Chain Programmes Work for Workers

The guide provides arguments and evidence to show how addressing labour issues in global agricultural value chains will help achieve both value chain development/upgrading objectives and broader development goals. It also provides simple and practical guidelines on how to incorporate labour issues into value-chain analyses to ensure that value chain programmes implemented in the smallholder sector benefit all types of workers.


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Informal Economy Topic
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