FONTAGRO promotes the native potato and its economic and cultural significance in the Andean Region.
Giving U.S. restaurants the chance to savor native maize from Mexico’s low income farming communities
Farmers in the Central Valley, the Southern Highlands and the Oaxaca coast are participating in joint programs with MasAgro (the Sustainable Modernization of Traditional Agriculture program) to improve native maize. The grain produced has found a new niche market in exclusive restaurants offering fine cuisine in Mexico and the United States.
Growing interest in value chains development has led to a proliferation of tools for value chain analysis, the results of which inform the design of value chain development initiatives. Recent research, however, has pointed to important gaps in the coverage of these tools, such as gender equity and impact assessment. The Value Chain Knowledge Clearinghouse, […]