In a boost for small and marginalised farmers and cooperative organisations the government has announced that The India International Cooperative Trade Fair which would be organised in New Delhi later this month.
The Government maintains that the small farmers and cooperative organisations play vital role in achieving the goal of doubling export in agriculture sector by 2022.
The Trade fair aims at bridging the gap between small farmers and the international market via technology. This is India’s first ever trade fair organised for small farmers and cooperative organisations.
The fair will not only showcase entire value chain but also packaging and various techniques of marketing including things related to export.
According to government, at least 94% of farmers are member of Cooperative Organisations. This fair would help accomplish the dream of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s to double the income of farmers.