Conducting baseline survey to evolve methodology for fixation of Minimum Support Price for selected Minor Forest Produce

06 Oct 2015

forest produce

TERI has conducted research study for establishing methodology for determining minimum support price for 12 MFPS and on the basis of 12000 household surveys, 1200 work studies and more than 100 Focus Group Discussions. The study prepared a detailed mechanism for determining MSP for MFPs which would help enhance the income of forest dependent communities, and also keep harvest under sustainable limit. A Policy brief on Minimum Support Price of Minor Forest Produce (MFP) and Its Sustainable Harvest: A Social Safety Measure for MFP Collectors in India prepared on the basis of primary research is prepared based on the study conducted by TERI.