Sustainable Food Value Chains Knowledge Platform

Individual materials

In this section of the Training and Learning Centre (TLC) you can search for individual training materials. Materials include manuals, extension guides and other training materials for field use or e-learning purposes. You can select the materials that interest you according to their level (introductory, intermediate, advanced), language, format, topic and so on.

Title Year Format Source Link
Linking people for quality products: Sustainable interprofessional bodies for geographical indications 2017 Document FAO EN

Global Postharvest Loss Prevention: Fundamentals, Technologies, and Actors 2016 Online material Coursera Inc. EN

Guide pratique du facilitateur : champs école paysans 2016 Document Ministère de l’agriculture du Niger FR

My Coop - Managing your Agricultural Cooperative 2016 Online material International Trade Center (ITC) ; International labour Organization (ILO) EN

Un outil de formation pour le renforcement des interprofessions agricoles en Afrique 2016 Document Fondation FARM ; Agence Francaise pour le Developpement (AFD) FR

Bioenergy and Food Security (BEFS) Approach 2015 Online material Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) EN

Conseil de gestion aux TPE agricoles familiales 2015 Document Agrisud FR

Guide technique : Pratiques agroécologiques et agroforestières en zone tropicale humide 2015 Document GRET FR

Protecting Children from Pesticides! - Visual Facilitator’s Guide 2015 Document Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), International Labour Organization (ILO) EN

Supports pédagogiques du RONGEAD sur les chaînes de valeur agricoles 2015 Document; Online material; Video RONGEAD FR

Water Footprint Training Course 2015 Online material Water Footprint Network EN

End Child Labour in Agriculture 2014 Online material Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) EN

Entrepreneurship Development Training Manual 2014 Document Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung (DSW) EN

Farmers Training - Entrepreneurship Manual 2014 Document World Agroforestry Centre EN

Forced Labor - E-learning Course 2014 Online material Verité EN

How Green Is That Product? An Introduction to Life Cycle Environmental Assessment 2014 Online material Coursera Inc. EN

Incorporating Climate Change Considerations into Agricultural Investment Programmes 2014 Online material Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) EN

New Models of Business in Society 2014 Online material Coursera Inc. EN

Subsistence Marketplaces 2014 Online material Coursera Inc. EN

Sustainability of Food Systems: A Global Life Cycle Perspective 2014 Online material Coursera Inc. EN

Water Footprint Assessment - An introduction 2014 Presentation Water Footprint Network EN

Contract Farming Handbook - A Practical Guide for Linking Small-Scale Producers and Buyers through Business Model Innovation 2013 Document Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) EN

Guía de Auto Estudio Sobre Cobertura con Futuros y Opciones de Granos y Oleaginosas 2013 Document CME Group Inc. EN
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Learning Module 4: Organization Analysis and Development 2013 Document Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) EN

Self-Study Guide to Hedging with Grain and Oilseed Futures and Options 2013 Document CME Group Inc. EN
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Structured Grain Trading Systems in Africa 2013 Document Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) EN

Un outil de simulation de la commercialisation groupée, au service des OP 2013 Document Ingénieurs sans Frontières Canada FR

Руководство по хеджированию зерновых и масличных с помощью фьючерсов и опционов 2013 Document CME Group Inc. EN
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A Guide to Rapid Market Appraisal (RMA) for Agricultural Products 2012 Document International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Catholic Relief Services (CRS), HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation EN

Climate Change and Food Security 2012 Online material Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) EN

Gender in Value Chains - Practical Toolkit to Integrate a Gender Perspective in Agricultural Value Chain Development 2012 Document Agri-ProFocus EN

Growing Business with Smallholders - A Guide to Inclusive Agribusiness 2012 Document Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) EN

Guide de bonnes pratiques de production, stockage et conservation de l’oignon 2012 Document Ministère de l'Agriculture du Niger ; Association Internationale pour le Développement (AID) FR

Manuel de Formation pour l’Amélioration du Traitement et du Stockage des Grains Après-récolte 2012 Document World Food Program (WFP), Natural Resources Institute (NRI) of University of Greenwich EN
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Training Manual for Improving Grain Postharvest Handling and Storage 2012 Document World Food Program (WFP), Natural Resources Institute (NRI) of University of Greenwich EN
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Competitiveness and Corporate Social Responsibility 2011 Online material The World Bank Group EN

Gender Equality and Development – Overview Module 2011 Online material The World Bank Group EN

Good Emergency Management Practices: The Essentials - A Guide to Preparing for Animal Health Emergencies 2011 Document Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) EN

Livret pédagogique n°5: Réglementation, normes et standards privés 2011 Document Comité de liaison Europe-Afrique-Caraïbes-Pacifique (COLEACP) ; European Union (EU) FR

Methodological Toolkit for Promoting Business Partnerships in Agrifood Chains 2011 Document Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) EN

Policies for Jobs 2011 Online material The World Bank Group EN

Social Enterprise Planning Toolkit 2011 Document The British Council EN
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Standards and Agriculture Trade: Principles and Practice 2011 Online material The World Bank Group EN

Structured Trading System - Handbook 2011 Document Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) EN

Water Footprint - Concept and Application 2011 Online material The World Bank Group EN

Руководство по написанию Плана Социального предприятия 2011 Document The British Council EN
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Child Labour Prevention in Agriculture - Junior Farmer Field and Life School - Facilitator’s Guide 2010 Document Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) EN

Facilitators’ Guide for Running a Farmer Field School - An Adaptation to a Post Emergency Recovery Programme 2010 Document Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations (FAO) EN

Food Safety Manual for Farmer Field Schools - A Training Reference Guide on Food Safety in Global FFS Programmes 2010 Document Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) EN

Marketing Information System (MIS) for Natural Products 2010 Document Asia Network for Sustainable Agriculture and Bioresources (ANSAB) EN

Natural Resource Management - Basic Concepts and Strategies 2010 Document Catholic Relief Services (CRS) EN

Small Business Management Skills: A Community-Based Approach - Facilitator’s Guide 2010 Document CARE Kenya EN

Technical Manual for Farmers and Field Extension Service Providers: Conservation Agriculture 2010 Document Sustainable Agriculture Information Initiative (Sustainet EA.) EN

Vegetables Postharvest - Simple Techniques for Increased Income and Market 2010 Document The World Vegetable Center (AVRDC), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) - Regional Economic Development (RED) Program EN

Basic Beekeeping - Manual 1 2009 Document The Food and Environment Research Agency (FERA) EN

Good Hygienic Practices in the Preparation and Sale of Street Food in Africa - Tools for Training 2009 Document Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Improving Village Chicken Production: A Manual for Field Workers and Trainers 2009 Document Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) EN

On-Farm Post-Harvest Management of Food Grains - A Manual for Extension Workers with Special Reference to Africa 2009 Document Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Rural Skills Training - A Generic Manual on Training for Rural Economic Empowerment (TREE) 2009 Document International Labour Organization (ILO) EN

Training for Rural Development: Agricultural and Enterprise Skills for Women Smallholders 2009 Document City & Guilds Centre for Skills Development (CSD) EN

A Market Facilitator’s Guide to Participatory Agroenterprise Development 2008 Document International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Catholic Relief Services (CRS) EN

Chain-Wide Learning for Inclusive Agrifood Market Development - A Guide to Multi-Stakeholder Processes for Linking Small-Scale Producers to Modern Markets 2008 Document International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), Capacity Development and Institutional Change Programme (CD&IC) - Wageningen University and Research Centre EN

Homestead Gardening - A Manual for Program Managers, Implementers, and Practitioners 2008 Document Catholic Relief Services (CRS) EN

Manual for Manufacturing Metal Silos for Grain Storage 2008 Document Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) EN
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Manuel de Fabrication de Silos Métalliques pour la Conservation du Grain 2008 Document Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) EN
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Teaching Consumer Education - Introduction to Dolceta Module 4 for Teachers and Adult Educators 2008 Document European Commission (EC) EN

Business Training Manual - A Practical Guide for Training Microenterprises 2007 Document LORIKA Foundation EN

Guidelines for Rapid Appraisals of Agrifood Chain Performance in Developing Countries 2007 Document Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) EN

Guidelines “Good Agricultural Practices for Family Agriculture” 2007 Document Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Market Research for Value Chain Initiatives - Information to Action: a Toolkit Series for Market Development Practitioners 2007 Document Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA) EN

Meat Processing Technologies - For Small-to Medium-Scale Producers 2007 Document Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) EN

Five Keys to Safer Food Manual 2006 Document World Health Organization (WHO) EN

Livestock Farmer Field Schools – Guidelines for Facilitation and Technical Manual 2006 Document International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) EN

Managing Small Business Associations - Trainer’s Manual 2006 Document International Labour Organization (ILO) EN

Marketing for Small-Scale Producers - Study Circle Material 2006 Document Swedish Cooperative Centre - Regional Office for Southern Africa (SCC ROSA), Agromisa Foundation EN

Women Entrepreneurship Development: Capacity Building Guide 2006 Document International Labour Organization (ILO) EN

A Garden for Everyone: Self-Tutorial Manual 2005 Document Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) EN

Business Management for Small-Scale Agro-Processors 2005 Document Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) EN

Commodity Chain Analysis- Financial Analysis 2005 Document Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) EN
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Conservation Agriculture: A Manual for Farmers and Extension Workers in Africa 2005 Document International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR), African Conservation Tillage Network (ACT) EN

L’Approche Filière - Analyse Financière 2005 Document Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) EN
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Rural-Urban Marketing Linkages - An Infrastructure Identification and Survey Guide 2005 Document Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) EN

Farmer Field School Methodology - Training of Trainers Manual 2004 Document Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations (FAO) EN

GET Ahead for Women in Enterprise: Training Package and Resource Kit 2004 Document International Labour Organization (ILO) EN

Helping Small Farmers Think About Better Growing and Marketing - A Reference Manual 2004 Document Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) EN

Into the Market Manual 2004 Document Traidcraft - Market Access Centre, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) EN

Keeping Village Poultry - A Technical Manual on Small-Scale Poultry Production 2004 Document Network for Smallholder Poultry Development EN

Small-scale Fruit and Vegetable Processing and Products - Production Methods, Equipment and Quality Assurance Practices 2004 Document United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) EN

Technical Manual for Small-Scale Fruit Processors 2004 Document International Centre for Underutilised Crops (ICUC) EN

04. MARKET RESEARCH for Agroprocessors 2003 Document Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) EN

A Handbook for Training of Disabled on Rural Enterprise Development 2003 Document Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (RAP) - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Business Planning for Environmental Enterprises - A Manual for Technical Staff 2003 Document Conservation International EN

Let’s Make Our Own Business - Micro-Scale Enterprise for Young People 2003 Document United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) EN

Small-Scale Postharvest Handling Practices: A Manual for Horticultural Crops (4th Edition) 2003 Document University of California (UC) Davis EN

Milk Producer Group Resource Book - A Practical Guide to Assist Milk Producer Groups 2002 Document Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) EN

Agricultural Cooperative Development - A Manual for Trainers 2001 Document Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Contract Farming: Partnerships for Growth - A Guide 2001 Document Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) EN

Mushroom Cultivation for People with Disabilities - A Training Manual 2001 Document Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) EN

Accounting is a Kid’s Game: Introduction to the Dynamics of Financial Statements 1998 Document Appui au Developpement Autonome (ADA), Alternativas y Procesos de Participación Social A.C. (alternativas) EN

Agri-Entrepreneurship Training Manual 1996 Document Nova Scotia Agricultural College (NSAC) - Dalhousie University EN

Retail Markets Planning Guide 1995 Document Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) EN

Managing Income-Generating Rural Activities - Village Group Training 1994 Document Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) EN

Preparing an Agri-Business Plan 1991 Document Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture, Nova Scotia Farm Loan Board EN

Prevention of Post-Harvest Food Losses: Fruits, Vegetables and Root Crops - A Training Manual 1989 Document Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) EN

Prevention of Post-Harvest Food Losses: a Training Manual 1985 Document Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) EN

Curriculum d’apprentissage participatif et recherche action (APRA) pour la gestion intégrée de la culture de riz de bas-fonds (GIR) à Madagascar. Manuel du facilitateur Document; Online material; Video AfricaRice FR

Farmer’s Agribusiness Training Online material United States International University (USIU) EN