“Though the outreach and the amount of agricultural credit have increased over the years, several weaknesses have crept in which have affected the viability and sustainability of these institutions. Furthermore, antiquated legal framework and the outdated tenancy laws have hampered flow of credit and development of strong and efficient agricultural credit institutions.” – This paragraph from the document is a concern that remains till date. Much of the future rests in the hands of partnership between public and private entities and this also depends on policy advocacy to a large extent.
During the months of Feb-Mar, we shall attempt to cover the vast arenas within this great topic of Agricultural Financing. From blogs on research papers and ongoing studies to video clips and documentaries on various subjects under this theme, we are looking forward to hearing more from all our readers as well as our Research Associates on the field. Please do keep an eye on this space.