Widespread poverty in Uganda is closely related to food insecurity and malnutrition, with 36% of children in the country chronically undernourished or stunted. For development actors to effectively respond to crisis, they must be able to understand which communities are most vulnerable in real-time and at high geographic granularity. Food security intervention planning however often relies on outdated survey data, which harms the efficacy of these interventions.
IFC – Agriculture value chain investment opportunity scan
- Dalberg supported the IFC to carry out a mapping and a competitiveness analysis of six agricultural value chains in East and West Africa: coffee, cocoa, cashew, palm oil, cotton and livestock.
- Dalberg undertook extensive primary and secondary data collection and analysis to map the value chains, assess their competitiveness through establishing regional and international benchmarks, and recommended specific investment and advisory opportunities.