Improving rural livestock farmers' competitiveness through the livelihoods approach

Jackeline Alva, Jonatan Rojas

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Goal: This research intends to improve the quality of life of rural livestock farmers through livelihood approaches analyzing each of the five capitals to strengthen the sustainable value chain. Design / Methodology / Approach: The research was guided by the theoretical framework of the livelihoods approach. A survey was conducted among the population under analysis to describe each of the phases of the five capitals. Finally, some recommendations for value chain articulation were proposed. Results: The research development involved the use of Value Links framework to characterize current livelihoods of livestock population in Campo Verde-Ucayali. This served as basis for the improvement proposal to strengthen livestock value chain in the zone under analysis. Limitations of the investigation: The characterization is specific since each zone presents particularities in the livelihood capitals. Practical implications: Diagnose and design an improving proposal for the value chain of the livestock sector in Pucallpa that governmental entities and private companies can apply with a social and economic approach. Originality / Value: A study of vulnerable rural populations in Peru that seeks to strengthen the value chain of their main economic activities.

Idioma originalInglés
Número de artículoe20221432
PublicaciónBrazilian Journal of Operations and Production Management
EstadoPublicada - 7 mar. 2022


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