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Integrating ICT into Value Chain Development Briefing Paper

Organization(s): 
ACDI/VOCA
Author(s): 
Judith Payne
Lisa Kearns
Hannah Schiff
Institutional Sponsor: 
United States Agency for International Development
Publication date: 
Sunday, February 1, 2009

Information and communications technology (ICT) offers a growing number of ways to exploit opportunities and address constraints to value chain growth and competitiveness. This briefing paper describes some current trends in ICT, practical uses for ICT in value chain development, lessons learned from the field, and special considerations for conflict-affected environments.