Estimation of Producersâ€™ Surplus of Large Cardamom in Arunachal Pradesh: A Value Chain Mapping
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Keywords:Producersâ€™, Surplus, Large cardamom, Value chain, Map, NEHR
Study was conducted in Anjaw district of Arunachal Pradesh to find out producersâ€™ surplusÂ of large cardamom in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. The channel-I (Producer â†’ Primary wholesaler â†’ Secondary wholesaler/ trader â†’ Retailer â†’ Consumer) was found to beÂ pivot channel which was preferred by 84 per cent of respondents. Although chain is long
this may reduce the share of producersâ€™ in consumersâ€™ rupee. The marketable surplus (97.62%) was observed to be more than marketed surplus (96.90%) at margin level, indicatesno distress sale of the produce in the study area. Hence, there is a scope of opening market
yards at cluster of villages basis for purchasing of produce from the producers. The losses incurred at farmersâ€™ field and during the marketing of the produce were main concern andÂ it necessitates for research and development to reduce the losses through intervention of
scientific storage as well as trainings of the farmers on packaging of the produce. Hence,
many opportunities like opening market yards, establishment of storage with its training
to youth would help in livelihood and income generation of not only the producer but also
to other unemployed youths. Hence, these identified opportunities needed to tap in the
state of Arunachal Pradesh.
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