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Strengths

Strengths

Strengths of Gujarat's Agriculture Business Sector

  • Diversified crops and cropping patterns
  • Climatic diversities - 8 Agriculture climatic zones
  • Strong agricultural research capabilities
  • 4 Agricultural Universities
  • Emerging contract farming opportunities
  • Strong agriculture marketing infrastructure : APMCs, Market yard, Cold storages, Processing Units, Services and business centres
  • Increasing adoption of hi tech agriculture technologies like tissue culture, green houses and shed-net houses leading to higher yield and production
  • A VSAT based real time multi commodity exchange at Ahmedabad
  • Agriculture export zones : Mango and Vegetables, Onion, Sesame
  • Upcoming critical infrastructure.
    • Perishable cargo complex
    • Banana pack house
    • Port based Agriculture cargo handling logistic hub
    • Vapour Heat Treatment (VHT) with integrated pack house

Major Agricultural Crops

Bajra, Groundnut, Cotton, Rice, Mize, Wheat, Wheat, Mustard, Sesame, Pigeon pea, Green gram and Sugarcane.

Major Horticulture Crops

Mango, Banana, Sapota, Lime, Guava, Tomato, Patato, Onion, Cumin, Garlic, Isabgul and Fennel.

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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