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Market linkage could boost farmers' turnover by 5-20%: Tata Trusts study

The report was based on a field study concluded over a year ago, covering 49 FPO clusters and 45 agriculture value chains across 52 districts in 18 states

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Tata Trust | farmers | APMC

T E Narasimhan  |  Chennai 



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The survey found out gaps in the way these FPOs are handling their operations and the available infrastructure

A recent survey on Farmer Producers Organisations (FPOs) by Tata Trusts suggested that to ensure higher returns for farm produce, “FPOs need to increase market linkages”. The report recommends addressing the concerns of agricultural value chains such as availability of infrastructure and credit, information asymmetry and value addition. These issues assume importance after the government allowed to directly sell their produce to processors and traders, obviating the need for them to bring their produce to APMCs or market yards.

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First Published: Wed, July 08 2020. 16:59 IST

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