Manipur Small Farmers’ Agri-Business Consortium inaddition to the endeavors complying with its core objectives has taken up various sensitisation programmes on Organic Farming System, Organic inputs production technologies, covering all the nine districts of Manipur. Awareness programmes on Conservation & Promotion of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants under the aegis of National Medicinal Plants Board were also conducted to tap the rich plant bio-resources of the State.Awareness programmes of the Centrally sponsored back ended Subsidy scheme of Market Infrastructural Development Scheme of the Directorate of Marketing Intelligence , Govt. of India, on behalf of National Institute of Agricultural Marketing (NIAM) Jaipur were conducted in all the districts of Manipur. Agro-Industrial growths in the field of Fishery & Dairy particularly in Thoubal & Bishnupur were conducted. Show casing of various activities and products of Manipur on behalf of the producer groups and entrepreneurs at the State & National Level Exhibitions and sponsoring of reputed NGOs to various exhibitions on agro-based activities under promotional programmes to facilitate exposures to National & International Buyers. To ensure buy-back of the farm produces at a pre-determined price, the first model on contract farming on Ginger & Turmeric were initiated by the consortium with financial support from State Bank of India Imphal Branch These activities have not only motivated the producer groups but also catalysed them to set up their own processing units.

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