Sustainable Food Value Chains Knowledge Platform

Guidelines for Rapid Appraisals of Agrifood Chain Performance in Developing Countries


This guide provides a field tested and successfully used methodology for conducting rapid appraisals on agri-food chain performance. It provides an introductory section to agri-food value chains and in Section 2 provides the foundations on which to carry out a rapid agri-food value chain analysis. Section 3 provides the methodology in a clear and concise step by step approach. Training aids such as PowerPoints and exercises are forthcoming.

Countries: Non-country specific
Commodities: Non-Commodity specific
Topics: SFVC development in general
Personal author: Carlos A. da Silva, Hildo M. de Souza Filho
Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Category: Field-based materials
Level suitability: Advanced
Type: Learning material
Format: Document
References: EN