A Study for Developing Decision Support System and Market Linkages for Enhanced Value Creation of Fruits and Vegetable in Tamil Nadu
Duration: 01/May/2017 - 30/Oct/2017
Locations: Asia / India / Tamil Nadu
Project contact: Mr Aravazhi Selvaraj (S.Aravazhi@cgiar.org)
The project support the implementation of the Supply Chain Management of F&V project of Govt. of Tamil Nadu to reduce the post-harvest losses, in terms of study of major three interventions which are; A. Market Integration frameworks with PPCs and CCs - Developing framework for identifying high return crops for the target block/districts based on agro-ecological suitability and create business process for market integration with new and existing value chain players, B. Operation frameworks for PPC operation - Develop operational process for the PPCs based on crop value chain and market preferences & C. Decision Support System for PPCs/CCs and Farmers - Develop framework to assist PPCs/Farmers in decision support system through which they can select a suitable crop that fetches a better price or a deferred sowing schedule which will bring the produce to a later stage in the market.