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1. Conduct a value chain analysis of the hides and skins industry across the five states of Darfur that will yield a clear, comprehensive and inclusive business plan for development of the industry in Darfur. Particular emphasis will be on slaughtering, hide tanning, finished leather and leather goods such as footballs.
2. Conduct a gender analysis in order to pinpoint opportunities for women and facilitate the development of an inclusive plan for expansion of the industry.
3. Identify specific sub-sectors within the industry that nomads can benefit materially and that will bring them into commercial interaction with other tribal and sedentary groups.
4. Identify private sector partners that will be instrumental in development of the industry and define how relationships may need to change in order to implement and sustain a successful value chain.