Agrifood Value Chains: Concepts, Axes of Transformation, Illustrations

Thomas Reardon
ABU, Zaria, Nigeria.
February 20, 2017

Overview:

1) Concept of the Value Chain (VC), “fish image”, as cluster of VCs with dendritic structure
2) Evolution of research approaches

3) Axes of VC transformation: structure, conduct/behavior, performance presented in structure of VC typology (traditional, transitional, modern)
4) Examples of transformation of VCs: fish (Asia/US), chicken (US) potatoes (India, US), dairy (Brazil), chicken (US)

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