Value chains

The OECD and the FAO develop an “OECD FAO Handbook on Deforestation, Forest Degradation and Due Diligence in Agricultural Supply Chains” to support companies with eliminating deforestation and forest degradation in their…

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Value chains

A study published by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) looks at the differences between globally traded agricultural commodities and local niche products in terms of their economic, ecological…

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Value chains

According to a study by OECD for Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, over 66 per cent of total employment in West Africa is in the food economy. Out of these 82 million people 78 per cent…

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Value chains

In recent decades, a growing number of voluntary sustainability standards (VSS) have been established to improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers. But to what extent do certification schemes help build farmers’…

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Value chains

A quick and cost-effective method calculates living wages and incomes for many different countries. Together with Fairtrade International and living wages experts, GIZ has developed a tool that companies can use to…

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