Agrifood chain toolkit conference – researchers and practitioners unpack value chain analysis

CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish

The CGIAR research programs on ‘Livestock and Fish’, and ‘Policies, Institutions and Markets’ recently joined forces to bring together nearly 60 participants interested in value chain analysis.

Meeting in Kampala, the event explored the challenges behind value chain analysis and sought to enrich the AgriFood chain toolkit.

Over the three days, the participants discussed a dozen value chain related stories, 11 posters on value chain analysis issues or specific tools and approaches, engaged in six learning events, and discussed four peer assist cases.

On the second day, participants visited five different sites – two sites in the pig value chain (Matuga-Wakiso and Mukono), two in the dairy value chain (Kiboga and Mityana) and one in the aquaculture value chain in Mukono. During this field trip, a subset of the value chain benchmarking questionnaire was used to interview producers, processors, traders and consumers (see the value…

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About Dr. B. A. USMAN

I started as a field Veterinary officer with the Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, maiduguri as a lecture & a researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I'm currently the Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) NAFDAC, Nigeria. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I'm a practicing Veterinarian & Strong Advocate of #SDGs most especially #SDGs 1, 2, 4 & 5 I founded Sril Group Ltd.
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