Global value chains (GVCs) are rapidly evolving, driven by changes in consumer demand, logistics, and technology. Expanding high-value markets represent opportunities for smallholders and agri-food Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to gain remunerative employment, climb out of poverty, and improve their diets. However, there are challenges:
This area of work is bringing together three types of innovations to lower the barriers of smallholders and SMEs in participating in lucrative and sustainable GVCs and vertically coordinated arrangements with processors/exporters.
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