ISSN: 1659-2751



Proposal to Strengthen the Meat Value Chain for Beef in the Municipality of Lepaera, Lempira, Honduras and Surrounding Areas


Livestock is an important activity for food security and nutrition, and it is a major source of food and also a source of employment and economic development. In most countries studies of the beef value chain currently exist. However in many rural areas, these studies are almost nonexistent. This project focuses on the analysis of the meat value chain for beef in the municipality of Lepaera, Lempira, Honduras and surrounding areas. It presents scenarios to strengthen the beef value chain. The analysis was based on the critical points that exist in each of the links that make up the beef value chain and its functions.

Key words: food, beef, employment, stages, development, livestock, Honduras, Lepaera, Lempira.

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