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Determinants of Small-Scale Farmer inclusion in Emerging Moder Agrifood Markets: A Study of the Dairy Industry in India


  • Vijay Paul Sharma


  • Kalpesh Kumar
  • Raj Vir Singh


In response to structural transformations taking place in the Indian dairy sector mainly in processing segment this paper examines determinants of market channel choices of milk producers based on asurvey of 390 farm households in 2007. It also attempts to investigate what impacts these market channel choices may have on farmers’ income and technology adoption. [W.P. No. 2009-02-01]

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  • Vijay Paul Sharma & Kalpesh Kumar & Raj Vir Singh, 2010. "Determinants of Small-Scale Farmer inclusion in Emerging Moder Agrifood Markets: A Study of the Dairy Industry in India," Working Papers id:2727, eSocialSciences.
  • Handle: RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:2727
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    1. Berdegue, Julio A. & Balsevich, Fernando & Flores, Luis & Reardon, Thomas, 2005. "Central American supermarkets' private standards of quality and safety in procurement of fresh fruits and vegetables," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 30(3), pages 254-269, June.
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    Agrifood markets;  small‐scale farmer;  cooperatives;  multinomial logit model; India;

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