This manual has been written to support facilitators of Farmer Based Organizations (FBOs) with information to strengthen their competencies in Agricultural Value Chain Analysis and Management. The manual is targeted at agricultural extension and development workers who work with farmer based groups as trainers or facilitators. Leaders and members of Farmer Based Organizations will also find this manual helpful.

The manual provides information and clear guidelines to help FBOs and farmers understand what Agricultural Value Chain Analysis & Management means, the key principles underlying it, key analytical tools and step by step analysis of the Agricultural Value Chain. The manual is organized into key topic areas.