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New on our Knowledge Center: African Continental Free Trade Area - Developing and Strengthening Regional Value Chains in Agricultural Commodities and Processed Food Products

Published on December 08, 2016

Capture.PNGAfrican Continental Free Trade Area: Developing and Strengthening Regional Value Chains in Agricultural Commodities and Processed Food Products is a publication of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).It provides a literature review on the many methodologies for value chain analysis and development, particularly in the sector of agri-food products in the African region.

It gives an overview of the regional agriculture value chains of specific commodities existing at the regional level, including mapping, presentation of actors and focus on special issues, such as trade barriers.

The publication suggests methods for prioritization of regional agricultural value chains to be further developed. It concludes with policy recommendations for fostering and establishing regional value chains in agricultural commodities and processed food products in Africa. 

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