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Agro-processing
Research Brief
How can agro-processing value chains be developed to strengthen regional integration in Southern Africa?

Regional integration in Africa has potential for increasing regional trade and contribute towards industrialization and economic development...

Regional integration Agriculture Agro-processing
Seminar
Unsplash / citrus tree Anthony Black and Reena das Nair present on agro-processing and inclusive agricultural value chains
22 September 2020
South Africa
Past event
Working Paper
Making agricultural value chains more inclusive through technology and innovation

Some entry barriers in agricultural and agro-processing value chains, particularly for smallholder farmers and small/medium-sized processors, can be overcome with innovation and technology adoption...

Innovation Technology agricultural technology
Working Paper
Agro-processing, value chains, and regional integration in Southern Africa

Regional integration in Africa is underway but ongoing progress requires that the gains are widely spread...

Regional integration Agriculture Agro-processing
Working Paper
Exploring the potential for growth and trade in fruit and oilseed-to-edible oils value chains following political shifts in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s persistent economic challenges since the early 1990s have been largely attributed to unpopular political decisions at the expense of building productive capacity in different sectors of the economy...

Agriculture Edible oils Oilseeds
Working Paper
Assessment of demand in agro-processing machinery in the SADC region: A case study of the maize-milling machinery value chain in South Africa and Zambia

This working paper is the fourth in a series that forms part of the project ‘Southern Africa – Towards Inclusive Economic Development’, a three-year partnership between UNU-WIDER and the South African government aimed at generating ...

Agro-processing Industrialization Agricultural industries
Book Chapter
The agro-processing industry and its potential for structural transformation of the Ghanaian economy

From the book: Industries without Smokestacks

Agro-processing Economic growth Value chains
Book Chapter
Agro-processing and horticultural exports from Africa

From the book: Industries without Smokestacks

Africa Agro-processing Trade
Working Paper
The agro-processing industry and its potential for structural transformation of the Ghanaian economy

The paper explores the potential of Ghana’s agro-processing industry in contributing to the development and structural transformation of the economy...

Agro-processing Economic growth Value chains
Working Paper
Agro-processing and horticultural exports from Africa

Sub-Saharan African exports of horticultural and processed agricultural products are growing in line with the major shift towards these products in world markets...

Africa Agro-processing Trade
Research Brief
Food production competitiveness and regional growth in southern Africa: The animal-feed-to-poultry value chain

15-20% of local demand for poultry in South Africa is met by imports Evidence from Zambia suggests that capital investments in the value chain can increase local production Increased demand due to growing urban populations poses critical challenges f...

Value chains Trade Poultry
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