Aparna Lucknow, India 601 Questions 0 Answers 0 Best Answers 678 Points View Profile Aparna Asked: October 17, 20212021-10-17T01:50:26+05:30 2021-10-17T01:50:26+05:30In: Economics What is MSP for MFP Scheme? What is MSP for MFP Scheme? agriculturecurrent affairs Share Facebook 1 Answer Recent 0 Questions 518 Answers 176 Best Answers 0 Points View Profile [Deleted User] 2021-10-17T17:22:05+05:30Added an answer on October 17, 2021 at 5:22 pm Context: TRIFED has asked to initiate procurement of Minor Forest Produces (MFPs) at Minimum Support Price (MSP) from the available funds under MSP for MFP Scheme. About: Minor Forest Produce (MFP)’ refers to all non-timber forest produce of plant origin. It is an important source of livelihood for tribal people are non-wood forest products. MFP includes bamboo, canes, fodder, leaves, gums, waxes, dyes, resins and many forms of food including nuts, wild fruits, Honey, Lac, Tusser etc. They form a major portion of their food, fruits, medicines, and other consumption items and also provide cash income through sales. The Scheme: The government introduced the scheme of “Mechanism for Marketing of Minor Forest Produce (MFP) through Minimum Support Price (MSP) and development of value chain. The scheme is designed as a social safety net for the improvement of the livelihood of MFP gatherers by providing them a fair price for the MFPs they collect. The scheme has been started with the following objectives. To provide fair price to the MFP gatherers for the produce collected by them and enhance their income level To ensure sustainable harvesting of MFPs. About TRIFED: TRIFED was established in August 1987 under the Multi-State Cooperative Societies Act, 1984. Currently it is under Ministry of Tribal Affairs. TRIFED is mandated to ringing about socio-economic development of tribals of the country by institutionalising the trade of Minor Forest Produce (MFP) & Surplus Agricultural Produce (SAP) collected/ cultivated by them. TRIFED plays the dual role of both a market developer and a service provider, empowering them with knowledge and tools to better their operations in a systematic, scientific manner and also assist them in developing their marketing approach. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerCancel replyYou must login or register to add a new answer. Related Questions What is Pathalgadi? What is Bodo Accord?
TRIFED has asked to initiate procurement of Minor Forest Produces (MFPs) at Minimum Support Price (MSP) from the available funds under MSP for MFP Scheme.