Agrifood Value Chains: Concepts, Axes of Transformation, Illustrations

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


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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