Name of the Organization:

People's Science Institute

ITBP Road, P.O, Kanwali, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248001

Postal Address:

Value Chain assessment and possibilities of value addition to high value crops especially pigeon pea and Mustard at farmers’ level

Title of the project:

Panna, Madhya Pradesh

Location:

8 -10 weeks

Date and Duration:

To study the existing value chain of high value crops – Pigeon pea & mustard and to explore the scope of value addition and marketing of the same through farmers’ collective. The assessment of value chain would highlight inter-linkages of various stakeholders and intermediaries.

Project description:

Expected outcome(s) of the project:

(1) Stakeholders and intermediaries currently involved in value chain and their respective margins (2) A viable business model - Value added products feasible, and marketing options for them

Expectations from interns:

(1) Willingness to stay in villages and field offices (2) Basic knowledge of agriculture (3) Understanding of developing a business model (4) Experience in value chain with FPOs or other agri businesses (5) Ability to communicate in Hindi helpful