Millets Value Chain for Nutritional Security

A Replicable Success Model from India

October 2016
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  • Published
    11th October 2016
  • ISBN 9781780648309
  • Language English
  • Pages 254 pp.
  • Size 6.75" x 9.5"

The development of successful value chains to revive demand for traditional cereals such as millets plays an important role in ensuring health and nutrition security in India. Millets Value Chain for Nutritional Security: A Replicable Success Model from India demonstrates value addition to millets from production to consumption, covering chapters on nutritional evaluation, on-farm cultivation, intervention in food processing, entrepreneurship development, commercialization and popularization and policy sensitization. This book outlines practical interventions to revive the demand for millets as a convenient and nutritive option for consumers, while presenting a reliable model that can be adapted for the development of other commodities.

B. Dayakar Rao

B. Dayakar Rao

N. G. Malleshi

N. G. Malleshi is with Central Food Technological Research Institute, India.

George. A. Annor

George. A. Annor is with University of Ghana, Ghana.

J. V. Patil

J. V. Patil is with the Indian Institute of Millets Research, India.