Resilience At Farm-Gate Amidst Covid-19 Pandemic

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Living within means comes naturally to a Smallholder Farmer (SHF) in India. It is estimated that almost 70% of Indian farmers are SHFs.  It is also true that Small Scale Enterprises (SSEs) account for the bulk of industrial production in the country.

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An Agricultural Roadmap For A $5 Trillion Economy: Part 2

Agricultural Roadmap For A $5 Trillion Economy

In the first part of this two-part series, we covered how enhanced cost efficiencies and farm productivity can boost the agricultural sector’s contribution to India becoming a $5 trillion economy by 2025.

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National Agricultural Market: The Road Ahead


Initiated with the noble aim of empowering farmers to market their own produce efficiently, and in the process double their income by 2022, on 14th April 2016, Government of India launched National Agricultural Market (NAM), which was later renamed as Electronic National Agricultural Market (e-NAM).

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A National Agriculture Market Beyond Mandis

National Agricultural Market

When it comes to marketing surplus agricultural produce in India, approximately 30% is traded through regulated agricultural markets, popularly known as Agricultural Produce Market Committees (APMC) or Mandis.

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