Value Chain Analysis for Development Analysis of the Banana Value Chain in the Dominican Republic

Value Chain Analysis for Development is a 4-yr project, whose main activity will be the performance of VCA in developing countries. EU Delegation DEVCO project for evidence-based information and policy dialogue.

Steckbrief

  • Lead-Departement Hochschule für Agrar-, Forst- und Lebensmittelwissenschaften
  • Institut Ressourceneffiziente landwirtschaftliche Produktionssysteme
  • Forschungseinheit Internationale Landwirtschaft und ländliche Entwicklung
  • Förderorganisation Andere
  • Laufzeit 01.12.2017 - 11.11.2019
  • Projektverantwortung Ingrid Fromm
  • Projektleitung Ingrid Fromm
  • Schlüsselwörter Fairtrade, banana, certifications, value chain

Ausgangslage

The goal of the project is to provide information for EU investment strategies and policy dialogue in developing countries. The study examines value chains from the economic, environmental and social perspective.

Vorgehen

For each VC analysis, an interdisciplinary team of people will work in an integrated way and with a collaborative participatory mind-set, mixing international and national expertise.

Ergebnisse

Each VCA will reply to the following framing questions: 1) what is the contribution of the VC to sustainable economic growth 2) is this economic growth inclusive? 3) is the VC socially sustainable? 4) is the VC environmentally sustainable?