Section outline

  • Introduction

    ”Agriculture and Value Chains in the Global South” is a learning initiative between 11 Danish development organizations and companies that join forces to become better; better at helping small-scale farmers in developing countries to exploit market opportunities both globally and in their own countries. 

    Integrating Development and Trade Classical development assistance is changing and the initiative brings together two major trends in both the Danish and international debate: 

    1. Integration of trade and development and 
    1. potentials in cooperation between enterprises and development organizations.


    Throughout the initiative, the 11 Danish organizations will become better at advising farmers and smallscale producers in commercial farming, and at establishing value-creating cooperation between businesses and development organizations. 

    This page will collect all the learning materials produced during this project, and make them publicly available for everyone who is interested in this topic. 

    • Course on how to start a Value Chain Project

      This course supports Danish NGOs to use tools and concrete activities to initiate and broaden their practice in working successfully in agricultural markets and value chains in the South.  

      Click on the picture below to be re-directed to the course:



      • Kick-off event - KeyNotes

        In this section you will find three recordings from the Kick-off event in October 2015, where the project was officially launched. 

        Jonas Vejsager Nøddekjær

        Jonas Vejsager Nøddekjær, Development Director at Dan Church Aid, welcomes everyone and explains a bit about the background to the capacity development project. 



        Flemming Poul Winther

        Flemming Poul Winther, Senior Technical Advisor in the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, talks about the trends and the expectations towards Danish NGOs and the Danida Civil Society Policy emphasizing innovative partnerships and private sector engagement



        Nico Roozen

        KeyNote Speech: Nico Roozen, Economist and Director of Solidaridad shares some of the experiences from the evolution of Solidaridadan international organisation with more than 25 years of experience in creating fair and sustainable supply chains from producer to consumer.



        • Recorded consultations

          This section contains all the consultations that have been facilitated on the topic of Value Chain development in the Global South. The consultations are a part of a bigger project coordinated between 11 Danish NGOs and their partners.

          The consultations facilitated are mostly in English, however, a few are in French, which will also be indicated in the consultation description.


          Click on the picture below to be redirected to the consultations.


          • Peer Learning and Discussion

            [This section is only visible to the organisations that are part of the referencegroup behind the project. Parts of it will be publicly visible when the project has ended]

            In this section you find the link to the AdobeConnect meetingroom that is used for the online consultations as well as a discussion fora open for ongoing discussions related to the content of the capacity building project.

          • Introduction

            Agriculture and Value Chains in the Global South” is a learning initiative between 11 Danish development organizations and companies that join forces to become better; better at helping small-scale farmers in developing countries to exploit market opportunities both globally and in their own countries. 

            Integrating Development and Trade Classical development assistance is changing and the initiative brings together two major trends in both the Danish and international debate: 

            1. Integration of trade and development and 
            1. potentials in cooperation between enterprises and development organizations.


            Throughout the initiative, the 11 Danish organizations will become better at advising farmers and smallscale producers in commercial farming, and at establishing value-creating cooperation between businesses and development organizations. 

            This page will collect all the learning materials produced during this project, and make them publicly available for everyone who is interested in this topic.