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Towards Increasing Off-Farm Income Opportunities for Farmers

Brajesh Jha

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Abstract: Small land holders dominate Indian agriculture, and need off-farm income for survival. Analysis shows that for sufficient off-farm income opportunities, growth in agriculture, manufacturing, or tourism is important as it triggers growth in other sectors of the rural economy. After weighing various options, the study finally concludes that spatially distributed, linkage-based manufacturing is important for off-farm income opportunities in large parts of the country. [Policy Brief No. 3].

Keywords: off-farm opportunities; farmers; rural economy; income opportunities; agriculture; manufacturing; tourism; small holders; Indian; farmer’s subsistence; employment; rural work force; quality (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2016-06
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