Tuesday, November 20, 2007
ONLINE RESOURCE: Value Chains for Development
KIT (Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam) has launched a new information portal on Value Chains for Development. This VC4D portal can be found at http://portals.kit.nl/Value_Chains_for_Development and provides access to free, full-text electronic documents on the VC4D approach, both as an analytical concept and a development tool. The target audience is formed by professionals, researchers, policy-makers and students, who are active in the field of pro-poor value chain development.
Furthermore, the portal provides access to newsletters, discussion groups, websites, bibliographic databases, and directories of organizations and projects. Subtopics include business development services, finance, governance, learning & innovation, public-private partnerships, standards & regulations, and sustainable procurement.