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Case Studies | Agriculture and Technology | India | Volume 12 Issue 11, November 2023
Ensuring Sustainable Income for Farming Community through Farmer Producer Organisations - A Case Study
P. Anuragavi | Dr. S. Parthasarathi
Abstract: Farmers Producers Organizations (FPOs) are means to uplift the conditions of farmer especially marginal and small farmers. It is challenging task to uplift 85 per cent of these categories of farmers. The major challenges like marketing, economics of scale, adoption of profitable technologies, input management etc. Collective efforts can bring many advantages among the small and marginal farmers to overcome the constraints faced by them. Establishing 10,000 FPO is the target set by government of India through NABARD, SFAC and other institutions. Establishment of FPO and registered it as FPC is quite easy job but sustainability is the great challenge for the promoting institutions. In order to study the functioning of FPC in the sustainable income for the members, a case study was conducted. Marutham FPC was performing cotton trade, entered in e marketing venture but find difficult in adding full strength of 700. It has a clear future plan to take the locational advantages. Apart from constraints the board of directors, members and promoting institutions work coordinating manner for the growth and sustainability which is a lesson for such initiatives.
Keywords: Farmer Producer Company, Sustainable Income
Edition: Volume 12 Issue 11, November 2023,
Pages: 1486 - 1488