Performance of a Farmer Interest Group in Tamil Nadu

M.R Naveenkumar, T Radhakrishnan

Abstract


The present study was undertaken with an objective to find out the performance of Old Ayakudi guava Farmers’ Interest Group (FIG), Dindigul district, Tamil Nadu. The overall performance of the FIG were analysed using six variables viz., mobilizing support, exploitation resistance, identifying market opportunities, business orientation, marketing network and responsibility sharing The study revealed that majority of the FIG members perceive the performance of FIG at moderate level performance followed by high and low level performances


Keywords


Farmer interest group; exploitation resistance; market opportunities;business orientation; marketing network; responsibility sharing; Tamil Nadu

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Patil, S., Hiremath, G.M., & Lokesh. G.B. (2014). Economic Sustainability through Farmers Interest Groups and their Linkage with Institutional Agencies An Evidence from Karnataka, Agricultural Economics Research Review, 27 (Conference Number) 141146.

Venkatesan, S. (2001). Performance of leadership roles by farmers discussion group convenors of Madurai district. Unpublished M.Sc. (Ag.) Thesis, AC&RI, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Madurai.




DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26725/JEE.2016.4.28.5775-5779

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