Value Chain

General Information : How to Build a Value Chain



A Guide to Analysing and Strengthening Root and Tuber Value Chains in the Caribbean
A guide developed from a six pilot studies conducted in the Caribbean. Dr. Arlington Chesney, ED, CARDI
http://vcm-international.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Caribbean-VCA-Manual-September-2015.pdf


Adding Value to Fresh Pork.
An assessment of a pork value chain, and how it could be improved. M. Gooch, D. Laplain, and A Felfel. Value Chain Management Centre
http://vcm-international.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Pork-Case-Study-Final.pdf


Adding Value to Lamb.
An assessment of a lamb value chain, and how it could be improved. M. Gooch, D. Laplain, and A Felfel. Value Chain Management Centre.
http://vcm-international.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Lamb-Case-Study-FINAL.pdf


Agriwebinar
Web based seminar on a variety of value chain topics. Sponsored by Canadian Farm Business Management Council
http://www.agriwebinar.com/


Characterizing the Ideal Model of Value Chain Management and Barriers to its Implementation.
This paper describes the factors that promote and impede the development and management of agri-food and agri-product value chains. Martin Gooch, Director and Abdel Felfel, Value Chain Management Centre.
http://www.valuechains.ca/documents/https://vcm-international.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Effective-VCM-+-Barriers-to-VCM-Final.pdf


Co-operating to Compete in High Velocity Global Markets: The Strategic Role of Flexible Supply Chain Architectures.
A conceptual framework for the development and use of flexible supply chains. By Hamish R. Gow, Lance D. Oliver, and Neil G. Gow. Annual Meeting of the Western Coordinating Committee on Agribusiness, Las Vegas, Nevada
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/bitstream/16611/1/cp02go01.pdf


Drivers, Benefits and Critical Success Factors of Developing Closely-Aligned Agri-Food Value Chains.
Important factors in developing an agri-food value chain.November 2005.
http://www.georgemorris.org/aspx/Public/Utils/DbFileViewerPopup.aspx?FileID=200


Fresh food category management: leveraging strategic options.
Strategic options used by fresh food suppliers and retailers. By Micheal O'Keeffe. Published by Agriculture and Food Council of Alberta.
https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/agp11922/$FILE/RetailPaper2FreshFood.pdf


Global Cooperative linkages? The Challenge To Harmonize local with global economies.
Technical paper on how cooperatives participate in globally integrated value chains. By Markus Hanisch, Humboldt University Berlin, Department of Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences, Division of Cooperative Sciences, Germany.
http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/egms/docs/2009/cooperatives/Hanisch.pdf


Global value chains in the agrifood sector - working papers.
Governance, standards, and concentration in global agri-business value chains. By John Humphrey, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom. Commissioned by United Nations Industrial Development Organization. 2006.
http://www.unido.org/fileadmin/user_media/Publications/Pub_free/Global_value_chains_in_the_agrifood_sector.pdf


How to identify and implement a pricing scheme that works best for my Value Chain.
The process of developing a pricing scheme in a value chain.A practical guide.By Bodo E. Steiner, May 10, 2006. Prepared for the Agriculture & Food Council of Alberta.
http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$Department/deptdocs.nsf/all/agp7976/$FILE/VCI_practical_guide.pdf


Innovative Models: Small Grower and Retailer Collaborations
Good Natured Family Farms and Balls Food Stores. Part A: Good Natured Family Farms' perspective a case study of a value chain in Kansas, from the producer's perspective.
http://ngfn.org/resources/research-1/innovative-models/Good%20Natured%20Family%20Farms%20Innovative%20Model.pdf


Innovative Models: Small Grower and Retailer Collaborations (2)
Good Natured Family Farms and Balls Food Stores. Part B: Balls Food Stores' perspective. A case study of a value chain in Kansas, from the buyer's perspective.
http://ngfn.org/resources/research-1/innovative-models/Balls%20Food%20Stores%20Innovative%20Model.pdf


Mid-scale food value chains case study: Country Natural Beef.
Summarized case study of Country Natural Beef's vaCAIS. 2009. lue chain.
http://www.agofthemiddle.org/pubs/rb79final2.pdf


Mid-scale food value chains case study: Organic Valley.
Summarized case study of Organic Valley's value chain. CAIS. 2009.
http://www.agofthemiddle.org/pubs/rb80final2.pdf


Sysco's Journey from Supply Chain to Value Chain: Results and Lessons Learned
The development of Sysco's value chain. From the 2008 National Good Food Network/Sysco Corporation Pilot Project to source and sell good food.
http://ngfn.org/resources/research-1/innovative-models/NGFN%20Case%20Study_Syscos%20Journey%20From%20Supply%20Chain%20to%20Value%20Chain.pdf


Value Chain Guidebook, a process for value chain development.
This guidebook provides a process for the development of value chains. Agriculture and Food Council of Alberta. 2004
http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$Department/deptdocs.nsf/all/agp7976/$FILE/ValueChain.pdf


Value Chain Leadership: Balance Five Value Trade-offs.
Highlights the philosopies of a value chain leader. By Micheal O'Keeffe.
https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/agp11922/$FILE/ValueChainarticle.pdf


Value Chain Management Centre Overview
Training tools for value chain partners available for purchase.
http://vcm-international.com/


Value Chain assessment checklist
A practical guide to assess the current status of your Value Chain. by Bodo E. Steiner. April 2006.
http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$Department/deptdocs.nsf/all/agp7976/$FILE/VC_Assessment_List_final.pdf


Values-based food supply chains, Executive summary
Country Natural Beef, CROPP/Organic Valley, Shepherd's Grain and Red Tomato. Four case studies of value chains in the U.S. By Steve Stevenson, CIAS.2009.
http://www.agofthemiddle.org/pubs/vcexecsum.pdf


Values-based food supply chains: Country Natural Beef
Case study of Country Natural Beef's value chain. by Steve Stevenson, CIAS. 2009
http://www.agofthemiddle.org/pubs/cnbcasestudyfinalrev.pdf


Values-based food supply chains: Organic Valley
Case study of Organic Valley's value chain. by Steve Stevenson, CIAS. 2009
http://www.agofthemiddle.org/pubs/ovcasestudyfinalrev.pdf


Vertical Linkages in Agri-Food Supply Chain in Canada and the United States
A technical study of vertical coordination in the agricultural industry in North America.Written by Jill Hobbs, University of Saskatchewan, and Linda Young, Montana State University. Commissioned by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 2001.
http://publications.gc.ca/collections/Collection/A22-226-2001E.pdf

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