'Matsutake' - Het Wai Value Chain Analysis


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'Matsutake' - Het Wai Value Chain Analysis

April 4, 2017

This analysis introduces the main actors in the value chain of the Matsutake mushroom or Het Wai in Lao language, which are villagers, middlemen/traders and merchants/traders at the Provincial market. However, some farmers sell directly to local markets, at road side or at the central market in Phonesavan District, Xieng Khouang Province. The report recommends what Xieng Khouang Province should do to ensure sustainable harvest and conservation of the Matsutake mushroom.