Value Chain Finance Role Play Training: Uganda sugar Value Chain, Peru Artichoke Value Chain

Key Learning Objective of the Training Guide: Help participants understand how and why finance is extended within a value chain (direct value chain finance), as well as why financial institutions do or don’t provide credit to the various value chain actors (indirect value chain finance).

Competencies: By the end of the session, participants should be able to:

  • Identify risks and opportunities impacting an agricultural value chain and its access to finance;
  • Distinguish between direct value chain finance and indirect value chain finance in terms of decision making, information and product design;
  • Understand how contracts can facilitate finance and interfirm cooperation.

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