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[Food Processing] Edible Oil: Supply-Chain, Upstream, Downstream, Onion-Crisis and ofcourse Desi-liquor

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Prologue Edible oil: Scope-Significance Edible oil: Location Upstream issues #1: Low supply of oilseed #2: Oil palm cultivation #3: Improve yields per hectare #4: Rice Bran #5: Tree borne oilseeds (TBO) @processing level Downstream issues #1: Tax Uncertainty #2: Health concerns #3: Adulteration #4: Unfair trade agreements #5: Soybean export Onion Crisis #1: Low yields #2: Nuisance of Middleman #3: …

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[Food Processing] Tea, Coffee Supply Chain, Upstream, Downstream for UPSC General Studies Mains

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Prologue Tea: Scope Significance Tea Supply Chain: Upstream Tea Supply Chain: Downstream Tea Board of India Coffee: Scope/Significance Coffee Supply Chain: Upstream issues Coffee Supply Chain: Downstream Coffee Board of India Mock Questions Prologue Although I had planned this to be the last article under [Food processing] but heavy-rainfall in Gujarat randomly shutting down my landline internet and electricity, hence …

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[Food Processing] Poultry, Meat, Supply Chain, Upstream, Downstream, Avian influenza, government schemes

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Prologue Poultry: Scope/significance Locations- Poultry Business Poultry Supply chain & Backward Integration Poultry@Upstream Maize (Poultry-Feed) Avian Influenza Contract Farming @Processing @Downstream Poultry Hygiene Taxation and Smuggling Export Demand Govt. schemes for poultry #1: Poultry Development Scheme #2: Poultry Venture Capital Fund #3: Central Poultry Development organizations National Livestock Mission (NLM)  Meat: Scope/Significance Meat SCM@Upstream #1: Livestock markets #2: Buffalo Slaughter …

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[Food Processing] Fisheries: Freshwater, Aquaculture, Shrimpfarming: supply chain, upstream, downstream, Marine Policy, Fisherman Welfare Scheme

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Prologue Fisheries: Scope/significance EEZ Exclusive Economic Zone Fish Supply chain Saltwater@Upstream Freshwater@Upstream Aquaculture@upstream Shrimp-farming@Upstream @Processing @Downstream Government Policies/Schemes Comprehensive Marine Fishing Policy, 2004 National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB)   Government Schemes Fishermen Welfare Scheme International Support State governments Mock Questions Prologue syllabus of UPSC Mains (GS) topics in this article (GS1) Distribution of key natural resources across the world and …

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[Food Processing] Milk Dairy Sector, Supply Chain, upstream downstream issues, Amul Model, Operation Flood

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Prologue Scope-Significance of Dairy Sector Location: Dairy cooperatives Milk Supply Chain: Upstream Issues Low productivity of milch animals #1: Veterinary problems #2: Breeding issues #3: Fodder problems Azolla fern Milk Quality Milk Supply Chain: Processing Issues Regional imbalance Anand/Amul Model/dairy cooperative model Amul Supply Chain Cooperative sector limitations Milk Supply Chain: Downstream Issues #1: MRP and adulteration Synthetic Milk #2: …

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[Food Processing] Supply Chain Management, Upstream Downstream requirements for Fruit & Vegetables, Confectionery industries

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Prologue What is supply chain management? What is upstream-downstream? What is Forward-Backward Integration? Vertical integration Food Industry: Supply Chain FHEL’s Apple Business: Optimized Supply Chain FHEL’s Apple Upstream FHEL’s Apple Downstream Fruit Veggies Processing (F&V) Fruit-Veggies SCM: Upstream Requirements #1: Need New Varieties #2: Need more Cold Storages #3: Transport Horticulture trains Kisan Vision Project Fruit and Veggies SCM: Downstream …

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[Food Processing] Export, Dumping, FDI, Finance, Taxation, Budget Provisions, CODEX, NWR, BRGF, RKVY

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Prologue Agriculture Export Tariff Barrier Dumping Non-Tariff Barrier CODEX standards HACCP FDI: Agro, Food Processing, Retail FDI: Agriculture FDI: Food processing FDI: Retail FDI: Multibrand Retail Difference In Single Vs Multibrand Retail? The Diluted Conditions Finance Why can’t Farmer get loans easily? Negotiable Warehousing Receipts (NWR) WDRA Benefits of NWR receipts Why can’t food entrepreneurs get loans easily? Permission-raj Taxation …

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[Food Processing] Nuisance of APMC Acts, Commission Agents; Marketing of agricultural produce: issues and constrains for GS Mains

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Prologue APMC Acts: What and Why? Old APMC Acts: Problems? License raj=Lootera-raj Hoarding APMC Definition vs MSP Model APMC Act Model APMC Act: Salient Features Model APMC Act: Limitations/Problems Additional suggestions to reform APMC Contract farming Below APMC-Mandi market Direct Sale / Cooperative markets Rythu Bazar Virtual Markets ITC e-Choupal Single Food Regulator Problem with overlapping laws FSSAI Act 2006: …

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[Food Processing] Mega Food parks, Agri-Export Zones(AEZ), Cold Chains and truckload of government schemes

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Problems with government schemes 12th FYP: food processing Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) Vision 2015 Food processing National Mission on Food Processing (NMFP) #1: Mega Food Parks: Hub and Spoke Model Location Factors: Bhagalpur and Chittor Benefits of Each Mega Food park #2: Cold Chain infra #3: Abattoir modernization MoFPI: Misc. Schemes National Policy on Handling and Storage of …

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[Food Processing] Introduction, Scope, Significance, Awesomeness (hardly), Obstacles (truckload of) for GS Mains

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Prologue Indian food processing industry: Significance Increasing Employment Curbing Migration Curbing Food Inflation Crop-diversification Scope/Potential Abundant Raw Material Geographical advantages New Demand Government Initiatives Obstacles to food processing? Economies of scale Lack of organized retail Lack of Food testing facilities Lack of Skilled Manpower Lack of R&D Transport problems Export Problems Prologue In the new Mains syllabus, UPSC has included: …