Agricultural cooperatives in Gujarat, India: Agents of equity or differentiation?

@article{Ebrahim2000AgriculturalCI,
  title={Agricultural cooperatives in Gujarat, India: Agents of equity or differentiation?},
  author={Alnoor Ebrahim},
  journal={Development in Practice},
  year={2000},
  volume={10},
  pages={178 - 188}
}
Agricultural cooperatives have been promoted in India's economic development programme as a means of encouraging large-scale agricultural production while enhancing community cooperation and equity. Focusing on sugar cooperatives in Gujarat state of western India, the author shows that these cooperatives have been successful in promoting large-scale agricultural production and in improving the economic and social standing of their members. This success, however, has been built upon the… 
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