800 Farmers Producer Organizations registered on APEDA Portal
Published: January 6, 2020
A Producer Organization can be for both Farmers, who are the primary producers and for producers of Non-Farm items such as Handloom or Handicraft. A Producer Organization is created by a group of Farmers to ensure better income for the members of the group.
For doubling the Famers income by increasing the export, the Government of India has announced Agri Export Policy in 2019 for which the apex body under the Ministry of Commerce & Industry’s Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) has adopted various approach by ensuring the involvement of State governments for effective implementation of Agri Export Policy. To date, 8 States have nominated a Nodal Agency led by a Nodal officer for finalizing the Action Plan for the Agri Export Policy.
A portal to connect Farmer Producer Organizations and Farmer Producer Companies have been set up by APEDA in which more than 800 Farmers Producer Organizations and Companies have been registered from various parts of the country to date.