Documents

ICT applications for distribution and supply chain management in sub-Saharan African agriculture

This briefing paper on ICT applications that support distribution and supply chain management is one of a series of papers to help USAID missions and implementing partners in sub-Saharan Africa use ICT more... | Read more...

Information Technology for Food Safety and Traceability

The avian influenza (bird flu) outbreak in Thailand in the past two years caused severe socioeconomic damage to the country. The Thai government, through the Department of Livestock Development (DLD), formulated a policy to control the outbreak. | Read more...

Quality - A Prerequisite for Exports:

A recent issue of International Trade Forum (03/2010), the quarterly magazine of the International Trade Centre, discusses the difficulties farmers from developing countries face when exporting their products to ‘western’ markets. | Read more...

Improving Market Access Through Research and Analysis

While increasing access to well-functioning markets for high-value agricultural products is one key component of agricultural and economic development, an equally important component is ensuring that smallholder producers, particularly women, have the... | Read more...

Global Food Safety Initiative Guidance Document

The GFSI Guidance Document specifies the process by which food safety schemes may gain recognition ("The Benchmarking Process") and gives guidance to schemes seeking compliance. | Read more...

Towards Good Social Practices in Agriculture

Corporate social responsibility has become an emerging issue in global food supply chains. Stakeholders involved in the mainstream food sector are increasingly challenged to find innovative and meaningful approaches to ensure that their agricultural... | Read more...

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