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Trickle-down, trickle-up or puddle? Participatory value chains analysis for pro-poor enterprise development

(May, 2003)



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Contents and Section 1 -

Pro-poor Enterprise Development and Challenges for Strategic Learning

Section 2 -

Participatory Value Chains Analysis (PVCA): key steps and practical guidelines

2.1 - What is participatory value chains analysis? - underlying principles, key stages and potential uses

2.2 - Scoping of analysis

Section 2 (cont'd)


2.3 - Mapping the chain: preliminary steps

2.4 - Developing the Map: adding quantitative and qualitative information

Section 3 -

From participatory analysis to empowerment process: challenges and ways forward

Appendix 1

Value chains analysis: origins and differing applications

Appendix 2

Using diagrams: some practical examples

Appendix 3

References and Resources



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Tool Box Resources
  • Intra-household Impact Assessment: Issues and Participatory Tools
  • Participatory Action Learning in Practice: Experience of A Rapid Review of ANANDI, Inda
  • Reversing the Paradigm: Quantification and Participatory Mehthods
  • Grassroots Action Learning: Impact Assessment for Downward Accountability and Civil Society Development
  • Thinking it Through - Using Diagrams in Impact Assessment
  • Participatory value chains analysis for pro-poor enterprise development
  • Empowering Enquiry
  • Project Management Cycle
  • Stakeholder Analysis
  • Quantitative Method
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Participatory Methods
  • Sampling
  • Common Methods in Impact Assessment
  • Social Accounting - a Method for Assessing the Impact of Enterprise Development Activities?
  • Summary of Key Issues in Impact Assessment
  • Selecting Indicators
  • How Do We Find Out? Issues in Collecting Information
  • What Do We Do With the Information? From Practical Solutions to Influencing Change

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