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Papers/Reports | December 6, 2013

Revitalizing Vanilla in Madagascar

Report on a Feasibility Study to Enhance Small Farmer Participation in the Vanilla Value Chain

In Madagascar, CRS studied the feasibility of enhancing small farmer participation in the vanilla value chain and the opportunities this could offer farmers. The study results revealed that vanilla is a value chain that offers significant opportunities for smallholder farmers in Madagascar.

We are now pursuing opportunities to support these farmers to enhance their participation, which will result in extensive social, environmental and economic benefits.


  • Executive Summary
  • I. Introduction
  • II. Madagascar Vanilla Supply Chain: Production, Postharvest Processing and Market Access
  • III. Opportunities, Challenges and Key Actors in Mananara and Mananjary
  • IV. Final Recommendations and Next Steps