Publication date: Available online 17 October 2013Source:Technovation Author(s): Réjean Landry , Nabil Amara , Jean-Samuel Cloutier , Norrin Halilem Knowledge and technology transfer organizations (KTTOs) are crucial nodes connecting suppliers and users of knowledge that support the endogenous potential of innovation in firms. Prior studies on the services provided to...

The value chain approach is in vogue for leading global firms and manufacturers (Credit: World Bank) My debut in the fashion industry has not been easy, to say the least. I thought my ideas would speak for themself, but I’ve come to realize that I must significantly sharpen my design execution skills if I am to opt for a life in the fashion world. Through my journey...

Applying Science and Technology to Enhance Cassava, Dairy, and Maize Value Chains:   Value Chain Examples Cassava Value Chain Meridian Institute has...

While several large retailers have mandated RFID deployment across their value chains, the case for RFID adoption in retail still remains uncertain. This...

Source: infoDev In an op-ed for the current issue of Financial Times supplement This Is Africa, infoDev Program Coordinator Ellen Olafsen breaks down...

infoDev Program Coordinator Ellen Olafsen and other stakeholders took on the web of obstacles to agribusiness innovators at the plenary session panel of the “Making the Connection: Value Chains for Transforming Smallholder Agriculture” conference in Addis Ababa on November 8. Go to Source Tags: smallholder, value chain ...

Ellen Olafsen Five hundred million. That’s the official estimate, the number that practitioners arrive at from a range of 200 to 900 million. That is the number of smallholder farmers in the world, and it makes a lot of eyes pop in development circles. Take for example the most recent agribusiness value-chain event, Making the Connection: value chains for transforming...