Linking Business with Pro-Poor Development
SAGP01 - A Backyard Poultry Value Chain Increases Assets, Income and Nutrition
“Engagement with highly vulnerable families in far flung areas of West Bengal showcases a successful private-community partnership. Based on a rural poultry value chain that delivers 3 week old chicks to rearer's doorsteps, this initiative has lead to a 290 percent increase in rate of return on poultry investment, enhanced food security and household nutrition and has built women’s voice and mobility. The note captures this remarkable innovation and answers two key questions…
- How can business be Pro-Poor?
- How can such partnerships be made sustainable?”
Authors: Mamta Dhawan, Meeta Punjabi, Vinod Ahuja
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