Fabrizio [user:field_middlename] Felloni

Fabrizio Felloni

Deputy Director, Independent Office of Evaluation
International Fund for Agricultural Development

My contributions

  • The subject is steadily gaining prominence in the development context, as traditional food systems are being replaced by organized value chains. In fact, many governments and international organizations already support value chain development to improve the income and welfare of small producers in rural areas, and the numbers are set to rise. In line with this trend, the portfolio of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has seen a remarkable increase in value chain-relevant projects in the past decade, from 41% in 2007-2009, to 72% in 2016-2018.

    Smallholder producers play a crucial part in agricultural value chains, as they