Value Chain

Non-Livestock Sectors : Success Stories in crop sector



2018 – Year of Recreational Cannabis
What Are the Risks? – January 9, 2018
http://vcm-international.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/2018-Year-of-Recreational-Cannabis-What-Are-the-Risks-010918.pdf


AMI Value Chain Benchmarking Report
Benchmarking the Nature of Value Chain Relationships in Ontario Agriculture determining a Value Chain Related Business Plan for AMI - Final Report.
http://vcm-international.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/AMI-Value-Chain-Benchmarking-Report.pdf


Agri-Food Value Chain Collaboration
Collaborative agreements allow sometimes sharing the value added between the business partners of a value chain.
http://vcm-international.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Agri-Food-Value-Chain-Collaboration-2008.pdf


Assessing the Opportunities and Challenges Facing Canada’s Specialty Food Industry (et en français)
The report is to provide a platform for establishing a more informed debate on the nature and size of Canada’s Specialty Food sector, and how industry and government can work together to increase the sector’s long-term competitiveness.
http://vcm-international.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Specialty-Food-VCA-FINAL-English-2011.pdf


Caribbean VCA Manual – September 2015
A Guide to Analysing and Strengthening Root and Tuber Value Chains in the Caribbean.
http://vcm-international.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Caribbean-VCA-Manual-September-2015.pdf


Characterizing the Determinants of Successful Value Chains (March 2012)
Value chain management (VCM) is more than a theory, it is a strategic business approach that is helping a growing number of businesses increase their long-term competitiveness.
http://vcm-international.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Characterizing-the-Determinants-of-Sus-VC-031912.pdf


Characterizing the ideal value chain and barriers to its implementation
Characterizing the Ideal Model of Value Chain Management and Barriers to its Implementation.
http://vcm-international.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Effective-VCM-+-Barriers-to-VCM-Final.pdf


Developing Country Initiatives – VCMI Team or Associates
The guide commences with a practical description of value chain thinking and its application to achieving positive economic and societal impacts that are unsustainable without the existence of strong constructive relationships existing between businesses and wider industry stakeholders.
http://vcm-international.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Developing-Country-Initiatives-VCMI-Team-or-Associates-Digital-110717.pdf


Doubling Your Profits in 18 Months Through Value Chain Management, July 2010
To explore ways to benefit financially from adopting value chain management principles.
http://vcm-international.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Double-your-Profits-Think-Piece-Lean-Wkshp-070710.pdf


Drivers, Benefits and Critical Success Factors of Developing Closely-Aligned Agri-Food Value Chains, November 2005
Sharing of appropriate information is critical to providing unsurpassed consumer recognised value through aligning the entire chain’s operations.
http://vcm-international.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Value-Chain-Drivers-Benefits-CSFs-FINAL.pdf


Evaluating the Effectiveness of Experiential Learning for Motivating Value Chain stakeholders to Adopt new ways to Capture Value
The research examines the effectiveness of experiential workshops, structured to reflect theories of adult learning and value chain management, for motivating managers of agri-food businesses to adopt value chain management approaches.
http://vcm-international.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Evaluating-the-Effectiveness-of-Experiential-Learning-FINAL-032411.pdf


Evaluating the Effectiveness of Video Case Studies as a Value Chain Management (Teaching) Learning Methodology
The Value Chain Management Centre (Canada) is dedicated to assisting the development of closely aligned value chains through excellence in research, education, and management..
http://vcm-international.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/EVALUATING-THE-EFFECTIVENESS-OF-VIDEO-CASE-STUDIES-FINAL-102910.pdf


Local Food Opportunities Part 1: Focusing on the Consumer, August 2010
This commentary is the first of a two-part series designed to help bring some much-needed objectiveness to the debate surrounding the topic of Local Food.
http://vcm-international.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Think-Piece-Local-Food-2010.pdf


Local Food Opportunities Part 2: Increasing the Market Opportunities for Local Food
This commentary is the second of a two]part series designed to help bring some much]needed objectiveness to the debate surrounding the topic of Local Food.
http://vcm-international.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Local-Food-Part-2-110910-FINAL.pdf


Local Food Study: Niagara Region & City of Hamilton
Ontario’s Greenbelt is more than 2 million acres of protected land. It extends as far north as Tobermory and stretches 325 kilometres from Rice Lake in Northumberland County to the Niagara River.
http://www.greenbelt.ca/about_the_greenbelt


Motivating and Enabling Value Chain Innovation in Canada’s Agri-Food Industry, May 2012
fFctors that determine businesses’ motivation and ability to innovate in line with market demands.
http://vcm-international.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Motivating-and-Enabling-Value-Chain-Innovation.pdf


Proposing a risk management framework for value chain initiatives
There is a lack of understanding regarding how to successfully manage risks associated with forming and managing value chains.
http://vcm-international.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Value-Chain-Risk-Management-Framework-FINAL-2009.pdf


Thompsons Case Study (et en français)
Succeeding through process improvement, constant communication, and an obsession with quality.
http://vcm-international.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/THOMPSONS-031509.pdf


Value Chain Financial Management
The purpose of this study was to provide examples of how red meat value chains address the four main elements of financial management issues: 1) Liability; 2) Equity requirements; 3) Profit and transfer pricing arrangements; and 4) Governance
http://vcm-international.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/2011-Value-Chain-Financial-Management.pdf


Value Chain Innovation Forum Report (April 2012 Forum – Follow-up Report Completed in February)
Creating a more profitable and competitive Canadian Food Sector.
http://vcm-international.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/VCIF-Final-Report-English-Feb-27-2013.pdf


Value Chain Success Stories
Four success stories on value chain developments in the crop sector. Barley, Wheat, Potatoes and Canola value chains are featured in these stories.
http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/agp12160

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