Sustainable Food Value Chains Knowledge Platform

News Archive

06 November 2017
- Interested persons are invited to submit proposals to present and showcase their work at the Cracking the Nut: Promoting Agricultural Technology Adoption and Resilience conference. This conference's core themes are: introducing technologies in support of climate resilience, promoting sustainable natural ...
06 October 2017
- Agriculture is vital to the continued diversification of Nigeria’s economy and to rural prosperity and food security. The complexity of the country's agricultural market system requires a systems approach that encompasses entire targeted value chains and builds links among value ...
02 October 2017
- Under the FAO Multi-Partner Programme Support Mechanism (FMM) project on Inclusive Value Chain Development in Africa, FAO partnered with the African Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (AFRACA) to organize and deliver a training on agricultural value chain finance. The one-week ...
29 September 2017
- The Russian farmers’ cooperative LavkaLavka created BioCoin, an eco-cryptocurrency and international blockchain-based loyalty platform. This innovative financial instrument can have a positive impact on food systems and value chains as it aims to create a network of socially responsible companies ...
25 September 2017
- The promotion of links among local stakeholders, their territories and their food products is a pathway for sustainable development in rural communities throughout the world. Geographical indications (GIs) represent a product differentiation strategy that can offer a competitive advantage to ...