This training provides a conceptual understanding of value chains as a way to link small firms to economic growth opportunities, while ensuring both the incentives for and the capability to compete in and benefit from market participation.
This course provides an understanding of how the principles outlined in the “Learning Value Chain Basics” course can be applied throughout the implementation phase of a value chain activity.
The CARE/MEDA e-Course on Market Analysis and Value Chain Project Design provides an introduction to market-based economic development and a standard approach to conducting gender-sensitive market analysis and designing value chain initiatives.
This course focuses on development in global food grain and food retail markets, and how these developments affect small farmer opportunities in urban and middle-income domestic markets.
After completing this course, USAID staff will acquire a holistic view of gender equality — they will be able to describe what it is and the policies enacted by USAID to implement it.