Market Assessment

Nepal: Country Value Chain and Market Analysis Report, DFID, 2017

    The purpose of this Country Value Chain and Market Analysis Report is to describe selected value chains and detailed rationale for their selection; provide examples of specific opportunities for intervention at the level of smallholder aggregation, supporting agribusinesses to prepare for investment and advancing enabling environment reforms; and describe the existing donor landscape of activities within the value chain.

    The subject of the fieldwork, the fresh vegetable and dairy value chains, were selected through a desk-based short-listing and scoring process. Firstly a long-list of value chains was prepared based on area grown and value of production. The long-list was assessed using ‘Inclusion Criteria’ to create a short-list (Ref: Value Chain Short-List Report). The short-list was then assessed using a weighted scoring matrix (Ref: Short-Listed Value Chain Scoring Report) with the top two ranked value chains selected to undergo detailed fieldwork. The results of the ranking were shared and agreed with DFID Senior Advisors and Country Offices before the fieldwork could take place.