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Gujarat State, situated on the western coast of India, has a good potential to develop a vibrant agriculture by deriving competitive advantages from Gujarat's unique position in many commodities. Gujarat is endowed with abundant natural resources in terms of fertile land, river systems, good soil and climatic conditions in many parts of the state and good support in terms of input industries and most importantly, enterprising people and technical talent.

Competitive Crops of Gujarat : A working document on Agrovision 2010 has identified competitive crops of Gujarat in terms of production and productivity for focus on post W.T.O. scenario as under

Gujarat Ranking vis-à-vis other states of India

A matrix derived from Gujarat's standing in productivity and production levels as compared to other states provides interesting insights about Gujarat agriculture's competitive advantages and disadvantages. Gujarat has clear-cut advantage in the commodities shown in top right hand side quadrant, while in some other commodities, there is a potential to develop advantages.

Gujarat has clear competitive advantage in

  • To make arrangements for timely supply of agricultural inputs, equipments and services at reasonable rates to the farmers of the State.
  • It has potential to develop competitive advantage in Select Fruits & Vegetables (Mango, Potato, Papaya and Guava), select Spices (Garlic) and Rapeseed & Mustard.
  • It needs to upgrade position (especially with reference to productivity) in Cereals (Rice and wheat), Important Spices (Ginger and Chilli) and Vegetables (Okra, Brinjal, Tomato).
http://india.gov.in, The National Portal of India : External website that opens in a new windowMinistry of Rural Development, Government of India : External website that opens in a new windowAgriculture & Cooperation Department, Government of Gujarat : External website that opens in a new windowSmall Farmers' Agri-Business Consortium : External website that opens in a new windowMinistry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India : External website that opens in a new windowAgricultural & Processed Food Products Export Development Authority : External website that opens in a new windowOffice of The Chief Electoral Officer, Gujarat State Vibrant Gujarat 2019 - The Global Business Hub : External website that opens in a new window
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