Private sector extension /PPP

GOOD PRACTICES: Public Private Partnerships in Extension and Advisory Services

PROMOTING AGRI-ENTREPRENEURSHIP (AE) THROUGH PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP (PPP) IN INDIA

Provision of advice and other services related to farming at the village level is critical for enhancing the incomes of small and marginal farmers. Creation of an eco-system that can support the emergence of agri-entrepreneurs through delivery of these services at the village level is the only way forward if we are keen to enhance farm incomes. In this Good Practices Note, S Baskar Reddy, Rajendra Jog, Parikrama Chowdhry and Aravind Thumbur reflect on their experiences with developing and scaling up a model of agri-entrepreneurship by forging partnerships with a number of agencies.

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