Agripreneurship

Version:
2015

This research paper identifies and analyze the economic and social perspective which work as a barrier in the development of entrepreneurial skills in the farming sector of Uttar Pradesh in India and studying the implications of the Pieter de Wolf and Hermann model.The nine key general entrepreneurial skills for farmer as an entrepreneur are taking initiative, ambitious, focused, problem-solving, creative thinkers, taking risks, flexibility and adaptability, interpersonal abilities, networking and readiness to learn. The following methods is adapted from Edward De Bono‘s Lateral Thinking Principles (1990) and is applied to highlight the difference between the ―Agricultural‖ of current approaches to art of Agripreneurship education which is needed and exploring the entrepreneurship and management skills through the Pieter de Wolf and Hermann Schoorlemmer model.

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Version:
2015

The study is intended to find out the role of Agripreneurs in agriculture development in India. In developing countries like India forraising the living standard of the vast majority of the backward regions, planning and implementation for development of entrepreneurial programmes are essential because of their over-dependence on agriculture for employment Thus entrepreneurship development in rural industries appears to be the best potential alternative to find employment avenues for the rural population. The importance of entrepreneurship development in agricultural sector and business planning for agricultural firms-from input traders to producers to processors and the steps required to prepare a thorough business plan.

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Version:
2014

Many success stories of Agripreneurs have been reported from different Sectors and States in India, signifying their growing importance in Agricultural Extension and their national presence. These success stories have been circulated among stakeholders through monthly e-Bulletin ‘Agripreneur’ of MANAGE. This book is a compilation of some handpicked success stories. This book will enhance the awareness of the stakeholders such as State Agricultural Universities, Banks, NABARD, KrishiVigyanKendras(KVKs) and ATMAs about the potential of Central Sector Scheme of Agri-Clinics and Agri-Business Centres (AC&ABC)Scheme in strengthening Agricultural Extension.

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Version:
2013

In Dharmapuri, Karimnagar District of Andhra Pradesh in India, farmers came forward to start their own associations to meet their problems without government intervention. This paper focuses on the farmers those who became entrepreneurs to Agri-preneurs, studies about the profile of agricultural entrepreneurs i.e. agri-preneurs and their socio cultural background in Dharmapuri in Andhra Pradesh.

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Version:
2012

Research, education, and extension investments, while usually necessary, are often insuffi cient alone to bring knowledge, technologies, and services that enable farmers and entrepreneurs to innovate. Efforts to strengthen research systems and increase the availability of knowledge have not increased innovation or the use of knowledge in agriculture at the pace or the scale required by the intensifying and proliferating challenges confronting agriculture. Agricultural Innovation Systems: An Investment Sourcebook contributes to the identifi cation, design, and implementation of the investments, approaches, and complementary interventions most likely to strengthen agricultural innovation systems (AIS) and to promote innovation and equitable growth. The Sourcebook provides a menu of tools and operational guidance, as well as good practice lessons, to illustrate approaches to designing, investing in, and improving these systems.

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Version:
2013

Market liberalization, globalization, rapid urbanization, rising incomes and changing diets… they are all changing agriculture at an unprecedented speed and in diverse ways. Th ey are creating new markets, stimulating demand for high-value products, and making it possible for farmers to produce food and other products for the market. Th ese developments off er opportunities for farmers, but they also produce challenges and risks. Th e majority of farmers – particularly smallholders – need to expand their understanding of markets and economic opportunities if they are to achieve success in running their farms as sustainable and profi table businesses. To create a viable livelihood from farming, they need to move from a sole focus on production for home consumption and occasional marketing of surpluses to producing also for the market, responding to the continuously changing market demands.

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Can small-scale farmers become entrepreneurs? Yes. Small-scale farmers all over the world have shown a remarkable ability to adapt. They look for better ways to organise their farms. They try new crops and cultivars, better animals, and alternative technologies to increase productivity, diversify production, reduce risk – and to increase profits. They have become more marketoriented and have learned to take calculated risks to open or create new markets for their products. Many small-scale farmers have many of the qualities of an entrepreneur.

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Version:
2008

Extension and advisory services are integral to the

AIS, where now more than ever they play a brokering

role, linking key actors such as producer organizations,

research services, and higher education. This module looks at the history and current status of extension and advisory services and examines important topics such as pluralism, new roles for extension, new kinds of service providers, ICTs, and agribusiness. For strong extension and advisory services, it is important to have coordination and linkage within pluralistic, multistakeholder AIS. Less traditional actors such as farmer organizations and agrodealers are important extension and advisory service providers who are vital to include in the design of investments and programs. Extension and advisory services must be ever-adapting to the needs of clients, and they must monitor and evaluate their services.

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Version:
2008

This paper presents findings of a review of over thirty case studies of field level experience in promoting market orientation in agricultural advisory services. This study was carried out by the Neuchâtel Initiative (www.neuchatelinitiative.net) , an informal network that has been working with advisory service policy reform for the past twelve years. Advisory services are starting to respond more effectively to the needs of farmers and other value chain actors as they adapt to market demands. Despite significant progress in analysing and understanding how to respond to markets, sustainable enhancement of the capacities of the rural poor to benefit from markets will require a more focused and consistent approach. It is particularly important to critically monitor the outcomes of current pilot efforts in providing quality services and in reaching different rural clients.

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