This course is intended for GIZ staff and external customers, i.e.
advisers, civil servants or policymakers. You work in the public sector
or in a private enterprise and you are in charge of or engaged in the
development of value chains.
Ziele und Inhalte:
The ValueLinks approach aims to enhance your understanding of value
chain development as a market-driven structural change to the economy.
This course focuses on helping you link business logic to development
logic to find opportunities and entry-points. You can apply this
methodology to different subsectors, from agriculture and food
processing to manufacturing and industries. You will experience the
value chain approach at different stages of development and in
combination with other approaches, e.g. regional development or natural
11 modules, covering the project design and the selection of value
chains, methods for analysis and strategy formulation, solutions for
upgrading in different fields, and tools for facilitation and
- You will obtain information on the economic, social and environmental
dimensions of sustainability.
- You will learn about how to promote growth targeted at alleviating
poverty and improving gender equity.
- You will receive solutions for value chain developments at micro level
and learn how to link this up with financing and contractual
arrangements between small and large enterprises.
The broad range of methods you will use during your course includes:
- Group exercises
- An excursion
- Reflection activities
Course language: English
(This Training can also be realized on request in French.)
An excursion will be organised depending on the number of participants.
Early booking would therefore be highly appreciated.
Your training manual is available in English and you can download it
from the ValueLinks site: www.valuelinks.org/manual
Gabi Scholz, AIZ-Kundenservice
+49 228 4460-1108
GIZ - Feldafing