FPO scheme may benefit 30 lakhs Indian farmers!

Farmer Producer Organizations (FPO)

India is primarily an agrarian economy, which supports the livelihood of millions of farmers and supports the entire country, including surplus exports of food and food products. Though the sector faces slow growth because of issues like high production cost, low access to credit and minimal direct-market linkages. These factors adversely affect small and marginal farmers, which constitute 85% of the Indian Agriculture sector. To counter these problems, and to give a boost to the Agriculture industry, the Government of India has introduced the concept of Farmer Producer Organizations (FPO).…

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