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We have destroyed our traditional agriculture: Indian Minister

May 17, 2013 06:10 PM The inaugural session of the farmer's conference, 'Partnering for Rural Prosperity: Farmers as owners' saw many experts from the field of agriculture, the government and farmers come together to discuss how to get more ownership and profits to the farmers.
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Business and farmers: A beneficial partnership

May 17, 2013 05:55 PM At one of the sessions of the “Partnering for Rural Prosperity: Farmers as Owners” business and farmers came together to discuss ways in which both can come together in mutually profitable ways.

Agri-value chains bring prosperity to Himalayan farmers

May 17, 2013 05:50 PM Agri-value chains are bringing prosperity to small apple farmers of Uttarakhand by helping them market their produce more efficiently.
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Apple farmers unite to fight middlemen, reap healthy profits

May 15, 2013 06:35 PM With the existence of apple collection centres, apple farmers from the local areas of Uttarakhand are able to sell their produce at market rates to the collective where the apples are then graded, sorted, packed and also pre-cooled for further storage.
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Indian Water Resources Minister to inaugurate farmers’ meet

May 15, 2013 06:15 PM A one-day conference in Indian capital New Delhi is highlighting how agri-value chains in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand are bringing better profits to apple growers in the state. The conference will be inaugurated by Union Minister of Water Resources, Harish Rawat on Friday.

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India’s Minister for Water Resources, Harish Rawat, lauds the innovative apple project of Uttarakhand, a model that has freed small apple farmers from the clutches of middlemen besides introducing business acumen in them.
 
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