Dysfunctional Horticulture Value Chains and the Need for Modern Marketing Infrastructure: The Case of Bangladesh
This brief presents findings on agricultural wholesale markets in Bangladesh and provides recommendations to help develop more efficient production and marketing systems.
It provides an overview of Bangladesh’s agriculture sector and horticulture value chain, and of three agricultural wholesale markets in Dhaka. It notes farmers’ low share in the consumer price, price fluctuations in vegetables, and high postharvest losses. It suggests ways of boosting efficiency.