In this video, M. R. Hari introduces Mr Jose Abraham Kuncharakattil, a Physics teacher-turned-farmer and entrepreneur. The pure, unadulterated jaggery he makes and sells from his sugarcane farm is a value-added product that helped him overcome the losses of three consecutive floods and also remain afloat. This, in Hari’s view, is a model for value-added agri products. If we follow this example, it will help us gain more from our Miyawaki forests as well.
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