This report is a first output of the work of the United Nations Value Chain Development group (UN-VCD group). It outlines the different approaches and perspectives that seven UN agencies apply in their work on value chain development.
This study traces ILO projects and interventions linked to Value Chains and sectoral development in more than 20 countries and gives a concrete overview of what the ILO is doing to promote more and better jobs in emerging markets.
This guide addresses the underlying causes of failures in the performance of market systems, rather than looking at symptoms in individual chains. It takes a market development approach with a unique focus on how to achieve Decent Work.
Combining Local Economic Development (LED) with Value Chain Development (VCD) to strengthen competitiveness and integration of SMEs into markets, this guide is based on actual learning experiences made by the ILO Entergrowth project in Sri Lanka.
A new publication from the ILO provides groundbreaking methods for incorporating gender concerns into the different stages of value chain analysis and strengthening the links essential for gender equality and promoting sustainable pro-poor growth and development strategies.
This book presents the potential contribution that forest products can make to rural development and includes lessons for the use of value chain development approaches to create jobs in the forestry sector.
Routes Out of the Crisis: Strategies for Local Employment Recovery, Skills Development and Social protection in Asia