Upgrading in Global Value Chains: Lessons from Latin American Clusters

  • Date Posted: June 2, 2010
  • Authors: Elisa Giuliani, Carlo Pietrobelli, Roberta Rabellotti
  • Document Types: Evidence or Research, Evaluation
  • Donor Type: Non-US Government Agency

This report provides a deeper understanding of MSE upgrading and the factors that affect MSE owners’ upgrading decisions, based on a synthesis of information from nine value chains (six in agriculture and three in handicrafts). The findings point to a number of implications for facilitating MSE upgrading and enhancing MSE benefits.