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VISION : IS TRANSFORMATION

Approach

From To
  • Farming

Production centered farming Farmer's income Centered farm enterprise taking total supply chain into consideration
Village Hat (market) based farming Open Market farming  (which is Increasingly globalised) with gain
Traditional & Subsistence agriculture with low marketable surplus Environmentally sustainable and technology based Commercial Agriculture by insuring household food security with increased marketable surplus through collective action
Low productivity and inefficiency High productivity and efficiency
Raw / Harvest  produce sale Sale of Value added produce / by product - based on feasibility
Producer isolated Farming with no / poor linkages Producer- Public (Government) - Private Partner ship based farm enterprise.
Middle men dependant  farming Competitive market farming with an endeavor to gain
Monotonous Cereal / Grain dominated Low Value Agriculture Diversification with emphasis on High Value Agriculture (Horticulture and others)
  • Farmer
Image as a Government dependent beneficiary and unskilled producer Farm Business Manager  and Open Market Player (with collective action)
Individual efforts Collective action / Group based- both to compete and to take advantage of opportunities offered by open market
SHG mode ( overtime) A Network of  SHGs / Groups / Corporations  to compete and to take advantage of open market economy
Poor bargaining power Good articulation and collective power
  • Corporate/
    Trader

Middlemen based, deficient –value and supply chain Partnership based reliable supply and Value chain from Farm to Firm to Fork
  • Institutions
Isolated endeavor  Integrated approach with convergence and synergy covering total supply and Value chain.
  • Government
Outlook of (Farmer) Beneficiary / recipient Partner in Economic Development

 

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