Houaphanh Lessons For Sangthong

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Lessons from the bamboo value chain in Houaphanh

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Houaphanh Lessons For Sangthong

  1. 1. Houaphanh experiences in bamboo value chain GDG-SNV-WWF Sangthong-Kamkeut exchange workshop Sangthong district, June 23, 2009
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  3. 3. Overview presentation • Houaphanh and why bamboo? • Bamboo bottlenecks • Interventions • Lessons Title of presentation (change in master layout) 3
  4. 4. Houaphanh and why bamboo? • Huge market (USD 7 billion) • Large resource base (500,000 ha) • Key Lao export product (USD 2 million) • Potential benefits 70% population • Huge potential for value adding • Strong link to tourism sector • Large partnership potential Title of presentation (change in master layout) 4
  5. 5. Bamboo bottlenecks a ? • Weak private sector See dai a re Pai see r lakah, seu? • Overregulation boh? o u • Lack of business service providersy • Low productivity due lack of in technology a/o innovatione • a Poor information flowm s • e Little opportunities for networking h • t Little incentives for sustainable is management th Is Title of presentation (change in master layout) 5
  6. 6. Bamboo producers Bamboo Factory income profit Supply Processing Market En ab lin g en viro development nm en t Bamboo intervention model Houaphanh government
  7. 7. Present interventions Enabling environment -> Awareness raising  Multi stakeholder workshops: bamboo vision, SMEPDO Producers -> Business development with communities  Stimulate learning (exchange handicraft groups)  Design training: product development  Introduce appropriate technology Private sector -> Win-win business model development  Business model/plan development with communities Title of presentation (change in master layout) 7
  8. 8. Our lessons • Identify natural leaders to move foreward, local innovators • Build confidence while learning in the field to create motivation • Keep diversifying, products and markets, the markets change continuously Title of presentation (change in master layout) 8
  9. 9. Question to you to consider • Which actor in the value chain can we do without? • Who makes things work? • Why? ? Does this help? Title of presentation (change in master layout) 9
  10. 10. Any questions? Title of presentation (change in master layout) 10
  11. 11. Thank you Title of presentation (change in master layout) 11

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