Capturing the Gains will examine strategies for economic and social upgrading across global production networks in the telecommunications, tourism, apparel and horticulture sectors. This will allow a comparison of common barriers and opportunities in relation to pro-poor upgrading.
Telecommunications is a leading business sector in many emerging economies.
More information on mobile telecommunications.
Global production networks in the tourism industry connect thousands of low-income, and often low-skilled workers in developing states to wealthy consumers in the industrialised nations.
More information on tourism
The apparel sector provides a strategic link between rural agriculture and urban industrialisation in the cotton-textiles value chain.
More information on apparels.
Horticulture, the production of fresh fruits and flowers, is an increasingly important economic sector in a number of low-income countries.
More information on agro-foods.