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Agricultural Innovation and Rural Diversification Shailaja Fennell Research Director, Cambridge Central Asia Forum


Value Chain Analysis


Agricultural Value Chain and Possibilities for Processing and Storage


The evolving logic of agricultural diversification


Bolwig et.al. 2008: 38


Opportunities in Agribusiness • Exports of (organic) high value fruits and vegetables • Generation of renewable (on and off grid) energy


Share of Ecological Regions in Total Land Area


Gross Value Added


Employment by Sector


Azerbaijan Energy Targets Azerbaijan‘s 2020 Targets: •20% share of renewable energy in electricity (10 % in 2011: 9.8% hydropower, 0.2% other RE) •9,7% share of renewable energy in all energy consumption (2.3% in 2011)


Cambridge Innovation Ecosystem • Science based research-measurement and testing, grading and accreditation • Social science-household surveys for valuation of natural resources, agricultural inputs, community focus groups for an embedded understanding of risks and bottlenecks


Agriculture diversification teas