Agriculture Clusters By Yasmin Gill
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Current status- China, US, Brazil and India four largest foodgrain producers, each producing more than the combined output of EU India leads in production of basmati rice, millets, pulses, chickpea, ginger, chilli, okra, banana, mango and papaya Significant player in dairy, marine, poultry and meat products But much of production is retained for domestic use, and agricultural trade policy has been used in an ad-hoc manner to curb domestic food inflation Today, about half of India's exports comprise rice, wheat and marine products Basmati rice, non-basmati rice, wheat, vegetables, fruits, peanuts and shrimps top the exports basket.
Agricultural production varied in many states Basmati - Haryana and Punjab Wheat - Uttar Pradesh and Punjab Bananas Tamil Nadu and Gujarat Mangoes- Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh Shrimp - Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu
FAO definition extends it to agricultural sector It includes vertical relationships among suppliers and production inputs and exporters, Also horizontal relationships among producers such as through cooperatives or producer companies The entire value network works to reinforce efficiency, quality, market acceptance and sustainability
Additional News Government introduced a scheme for providing financial assistance for transport and marketing of agriculture products with a view to boosting export to certain countries in Europe and North America Transport and Marketing Assistance (TMA) scheme Government would reimburse a certain portion of freight charges and provide assistance for marketing Covers export by air as well as by sea -Assistance in cash through DBT The level of financial assistance would be different for different regions and shall be admissible for exports made through EDI (electronic data interchange) ports only.
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Finally, it tackles the entire ecosystem related to enabling market access based on the introduction of clusters The idea of clustering is well-known in industry, and to some extent, in agricultural products For e.g. wine in France Followed by Japan (Kobe beef),Colombia (Juan Valdez coffee) and New Zealand (Manuka honey) Clustering is at the root of branding agri commodities (like coffee and beef) and value-added products (like wine) A cluster is: "geographic concentrations of inter-connected companies and institutions in a particular field"