The Lab publications

April 2016

  1. Case Study #2

    Crafting Kuza: Towards a systemic approach to job creation for youth in Mombasa

    07 April 2016

    Witnessing progress in youth employment in the micro-distribution and retail sectors of Mombasa, Kenya

December 2015

  1. Sector selection - Afghanistan

    Selecting the road to more and better jobs

    17 December 2015

    The importance of cotton, grapes, poultry, sheep, goats, almonds and dairy value chains to improve incomes and job creation in Afghanistan.

November 2015

  1. Publication

    Analysis of the tourism market system in San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico - in Spanish

    01 November 2015

    Exploring the tourism market system to strengthen SMEs competitiveness in the Chiapas region of Mexico

October 2015

  1. Publication

    Guidelines for Value Chain Selection: Integrating economic, environmental, social and institutional criteria

    28 October 2015

May 2015

  1. Document in spanish

    Value chain analysis in Peru's quinoa sector

    22 May 2015

    Delving into the quinoa value chain of Peru to generate more income for smallholder farmers

  2. Publication

    Towards the Inclusion of SMEs in Mozambique's New Economy

    22 May 2015

    Designing the path to SME growth in the construction value chain of Mozambique

  3. Case Study #1

    The Boss Project in Timor-Leste: Thin markets, thick impact?

    22 May 2015

    Diagnosing achievement of employment generation in the horticulture value chain of Timor-Leste and showing the path to adjust the results measurement framework in the BOSS project

  4. Publication

    A Rough Guide to Value Chain Development

    05 May 2015

    How to create employment and improve working conditions in targeted sectors

April 2015

  1. Sector selection - Peru

    Sector selection in Peru - in Spanish

    15 April 2015

    The relevance of wood furniture, aquaculture and tourism value chains to boost SMEs productivity and upgrade working conditions in Peru.

November 2014

  1. Publication

    Fooled by randomisation: why RCTs might be the real ‘gold standard’ for private sector development

    27 November 2014

  2. Publication

    Good working conditions, good business?

    27 November 2014

    Assessing the construction value chain to support the advancement of working conditions in Zambia