Value chain approaches have emerged as important ways for strengthening livelihoods of the poor. Increasingly donor organizations, philanthropies, multi-lateral organizations are promoting value chain approaches to livelihood promotion. ILRT comes with a deep experience of conducting value chain studies. It has conducted over 60 value chain studies covering all the sectors and spread across all the geographies of the country. ILRT is also part of value chain capacity building network (VCB-N) promoted by International Federation for Agricultural Fund (IFAD) and recognized as an expert resource institution for capacity building in value chains. It is currently extending support to IFAD project partners in value chain capacity building.

Sl. No. Title of StudyName of the ClientYear of Study
1Assessment regarding the consequences of Covid 19 crisis on agricultural value chains and market systems in India: A study of Paddy and Barbatti (Cow Pea) in Jharkhand Tribal Empowerment and Project areaInternational Fund for Agricultural Development2020
2Development and Trade of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (MAPs): Learnings from Comparative Analysis of MAPs Export of India and ChinaRajiv Gandhi Institute of Contemporary Studies (RGICS), Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, New Delhi2019-20
3Study of Agroforestry Value Chains in Kabirdham and Durg districts of ChhattisgarhThe Nature Conservancy (TNC), USA2019-20
4Value Chain Analysis of Tomato Subsector in Nashik District of MaharashtraHindustan Unilever Limited2019-20
5Value chain analysis of (In Chhindwara district, MP) – value chain study of Maize, Pulses, Goatery, Poultry, Mahua &Custard AppleHindustan Unilever Limited2019-20
6Value chain analysis of (In Sidhi district, MP) – value chain study of Bamboo, Moringa, Aonla, Jackfruit, Mahua & PalashWorld Resources Institute (WRI), India2018
7Sub-sector study on (in Meghalaya state)
1) A Study Report of Pig-Farming in Meghalaya,
2) Study on Pottery in Larnai and Tyrchang villages,
3) Study of Tyrshang Black Pottery)
Meghalaya Basin Development Authority (MBDA), Govt. of Meghalaya2016
8Value chain study of Paddy, Maize, Rajma, Vegetables, Dairy, Backyard poultry, Goatery and Sheep, Fishery, Apple, Walnut and Honey in Doda district, Jammu & KashmirGIZ and NABARD, Mumbai2015
9Value chain study of Piggery, Poultry, Bay Leaf, Orange, Cashew-nuts and Arecanut in MeghalayaMeghalaya Basin Development Authority (MBDA), Govt. of Meghalaya2014
10Situational analysis study (in Central and North-eastern India) with value chain study of Agri Value Chain Development, NTFPs In land FisheriesTata Trusts, Mumbai2014
11Value chain analysis on (in Mandla district of MP) with value chain study of Goatery, Mahua, Vegetables, Electrician and Mobile repairingGIZ and NABARD, Mumbai2012
12Value chain analysis on (in Bastar district of CG) with value chain study of Backyard poultry, Cashew nut, Bel-matal, Electrician and MasonGIZ and NABARD, Mumbai2012
13Livelihood Mapping in Gaya District Bihar – a situation analysis of three sub-sectors- Goatery, Paddy and Incense stick-making (Agarbatti)GIZ- India, Delhi2012
14Sub Sector Studies for SVRTIShree Vivekanand Research Institute & Training, Kutch2011
15Study of Sabuj Sangha’s interventions in the poultry sub sector in Sunderbans area of West Bengal stateSabuj Sangha, Kolkata2010
16Value chain analysis (Sub-sector study in Chhattisgarh state) on-Goatery, Dairy, Mahua and LacChhattisgarh State Institute of Rural Development (CGSIRD), Govt of Chhattisgarh2009
17Value chain (Sub sector study) on Dairy in UttarakhandUPASaC, Govt of Uttarakhand2008