Author Archives: M. A. Schweisguth

Work project: Guide for Incorporating Wage Labor into Value Chain Analyses

Here’s my latest work project output: A guide for incorporating wage labor analysis into value chain analyses. This is a deliverable for the USAID-funded Leveraging Economic Opportunities Project (LEO), led by ACDI/VOCA. LEO is focused on advancing USAID’s inclusive market … Continue reading

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Work project: Value Chain Analysis for USAID-Funded Sierra Leone Advancing Entrepreneurial Agriculture for Improved Nutrition

My employer, ACDI/VOCA, is an implementing partner on the USAID-Funded Feed the Future Advancing Entrepreneurial Agriculture for Improved Nutrition project in Sierra Leone. The project strengthens target agricultural value chains using a facilitation approach that leverages public and private partners … Continue reading

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Work Project: Sierra Leone Agricultural Value Chain Analysis for USAID/Feed the Future

In July-August 2015, I traveled to Sierra Leone (Salone) for work (ACDI/VOCA), to lead an agricultural value chain analysis commissioned by USAID. The analysis will inform a planned Feed the Future program in the country. Sierra Leone grabbed my heart … Continue reading

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