Factors Discriminating the Effectiveness of Women's Joint Liability Groups in Agriculture: Evidences from Kerala

Sajesh V. K


Eradication Mission (Kudumbasree mission) of Kerala in order to assess the perceived effectiveness of collective farming in terms of resource, technology, extension, marketing and capacity building. Considerable improvement was observed in all the components studied, indicating that group mobilization have potential to overcome the multiple constraints faced by small farmers at individual level. Major factors influencing the effectiveness of farming groups were found to be level of education, social participation, economic motivation, Group dynamics, Functional Linkage and support from the promoting institution

Keyword: Collective farming; Effectiveness,; Kudumbasree; Joint Liability Groups;

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