South Lake

Value Chain Development

The SMJR approach towards Value Chain Interventions is rooted in the 3 areas of [1] Value Chain analysis [2] Access to finance and [3] Access to Markets. Our products and services under these areas are described further below

    (1) Value Chain Analysis (bringing products from conceptual stage to end markets)
    • End Market Analysis
    • Chain Analysis
    • Competitiveness Analysis
    • Value Chain Mapping
    • Value Chain Selection
    • Value Chain Monitoring and Impact Assessment
(2) Facilitating Access to Finance
  • Development, Installation and training of ‘made to fit’ financial management systems for Producer Groups and Agribusinesses
  • Development of financial literacy materials for Small scale farmers
  • Up scaling financial skills capabilities of Value Chain actors.

(3) Facilitating Access to Markets

  • Improving Enterprise Selection at farmer level
  • Trade education for farmers and small traders [sensitization & access of market information]
  • Facilitating linkages between farmers and Large scale buyers

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