Promoting Entrepreneurship Among Women in Agriculture

  • Nilabja Ghosh


In the wake of liberalization in India inclusiveness of the development process has become a major concern. Among other disadvantaged groups, it is felt that women lack the opportunity to participate in the growth process or reap its benefits. Meanwhile, the approach to agricultural development broadened towards diversification and value addition and towards integrating agriculture with mainstream industry and market. This paper argues that agroprocessing needs to be partly embedded in agriculture, exploiting the indigenous skills, modern training facilities, and entrepreneurial abilities of women in farm households in order to strengthen the linkage between growth and human resource development.


Farm Household Rural Woman Woman Entrepreneur Farm Woman National Sample Survey Organization 
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  1. 1.Institute of Economic GrowthDelhiIndia

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