Flagship 3 – Inclusive Value Chains and Efficient Trade: April – June 2018 updates

  • David Laborde, senior research fellow from IFPRI’s Markets, Trade, and Institutions Division and Leader of PIM's Cluster 3.1: The Policy Environment for Value Chains under Flagship 3 received the  Alan A. Powell Award during the annual Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP) meeting held in Cartagena, Colombia on June 13-15, 2018. The award is presented each year to one of the GTAP members in recognition of outstanding service.
  • In April, Flagship 3 team met at the Wageningen University and Research Center to take stock and discuss directions for future work. In addition to maintaining promising ongoing work, the team will increase focus on employment along the value chain and competitiveness to address rising imports where job creation is important. In the coming months FP3 will convene value chain researchers from across CGIAR to explore synergies and discuss methods.
  • Proceedings of the International conference on livestock value chain finance and access to credit, held in Swaziland on 21-23 February 2017, is now available.

Publications

Hernandez, Manual A.; and Torero, Maximo. A poverty-sensitive scorecard to prioritize lending and grant allocation: Evidence from Central America. Food Policy. Article in press. Published online on April 14, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodpol.2018.04.006

Martin, Will. Trade and economic impacts of destination‐based business cash‐flow taxes. The World Economy. Article in press. First published online on May 16, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1111/twec.12663

Van Campenhout, Bjorn; Pauw, Karl; and Minot, Nicholas. The impact of food price shocks in Uganda: first-order effects versus general-equilibrium consequences. European Review of Agricultural Economics. Article in press. First published online on May 11, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1093/erae/jby013 

Waithanji, E., Mtimet N., Muindi P., 2018. Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia vaccine delivery and adoption by women and men in Northeastern Kenya. The European Journal of Development Research. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057%2Fs41287-018-0157-0