Journal ID : AMA-12-07-2022-11532
[This article belongs to Volume - 53, Issue - 07]
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Title : Critical analysis of performance of Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs) in Rayalaseema region of Andhra Pradesh

Abstract :

Farmer Producer Organizations enable member farmers to reap the benefits of economies of scale in purchase of inputs, marketing, processing and value addition to their produce. The findings of performance of FPO would help the FPO promoting agencies, NGOs and management of FPO to focus their efforts on further improvement of functioning and services provided by the FPO to its members. The results revealed that, the overall mean performance score related to functioning was good. Among five components related to functioning indicator, the performance of audit system was ranked first followed by performance of members representation group dynamics, infrastructural facilities and governance and management. Whereas the overall mean performance score related to services was average. Among five service components, the performance of technical services was ranked first followed by the performance of input services, financial services, marketing services, processing and value addition.

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