Internal Factors Affecting Growth of Women-Owned Businesses in Afghanistan
1996 to 2001.
Silk Value Chain Analysis
Agriculture-led growth often proved to be powerful vehicle for broad poverty reduction. The benefits of agriculture-led growth are increased through strengthening the value chain by agriculture marketing strategies and by promoting agro based processing industry. Value chain analysis is used to establish structural connective point among inputs, processes, outputs and outcome. Silk value chain is a series of linkage points among small farmers with input-supplier, processors, traders and final consumers. Using value chain analysis framework developing countries, like Afghanistan, can find small niches in which they can compete in the rapidly growing local and export market DeJanvry, A. and Sadoulet, E. (2009). Agricultural growth and poverty reduction: additional evidence. Oxford: Oxford University Press Christiaensen, L., Demery, L. and Kuhl, J. (2010) The Evolving Role of Agriculture in Poverty Reduction: An Empirical Perspective’, Working Papers UNU -WIDER Working Paper W, World Institute for Development Economic Research UNU-WIDER.