The Ghana Shea Value Chain Reinforcement Initiative

By Sonali Rammohan
Stanford Global Supply Chain Management Forum

As part of its long-term strategic commitment to accelerate economic development in previously excluded markets, in 2009 SAP launched a program leveraging microfinance, education, and technology to improve income of women Shea nut farmers in Ghana. This case study examines program progress over its first 18 months and recommends specific program improvements using a value chain development framework. Research partner: SAP.