The Finance for Enterprise Development and Employment Creation Project (FEDEC) has been working since 2007 to contribute to economic growth and poverty reduction in Bangladesh. Thereby it focussed on providing microfinance services to micro-entrepreneurs and value chain development services to improve access to markets and build the capacity of small businesses.
During the recent supervision mission, we have met with project staff, NGOs and beneficiaries and have seen many good examples for value chain development in Bangladesh. And while certainly all of them deserve to be shared, below are two examples: Cow rearing and prawn cultivation (the latter project has already successfully been replicated by a different NGO in another region and setting!):
Cow rearing value chain development[view whole blog post ]