Integrating Value-chain Approach with Participatory Multi-criteria Analysis for Sustainable Planning of a Niche Crop in Indian Himalayas
16 Mar 2020

The value-chain approach (VCA) was used for exploring how a niche crop, namely large cardamom (Amomum subulatum Roxb.), can be developed sustainably to increase incomes and enhance rural livelihoods in the mountains. Large cardamom is a high-value, agro-climatically suitable, and non-perishable spice crop grown in the Himalayan region.