Value chains & trade (CTA and other publishers)

As more smallholder farmers become active players in value chains, one needs to develop the institutions that enable farmers, traders, warehouse managers and processors to produce, trade and market products efficiently and costeffectively. This series shows how structured trading systems work, from postharvest handling to trading on commodity exchanges. It describes the mysteries of standards, explains how market information is used, and explores the details of trade contracts and dispute resolution.