Assam government to create 100 organic markets
The Indian state of Assam is to set up 100 organic markets dedicated to sales of organic produce. According to the Economic Times. The initiative is aimed at incentivising organic farming in the state and will involve suitable public land set aside in each district. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal also discussed how to produce seeds to meet the farmers’ requirements from within the state itself. Sonowal asked the managing director of Assam Seeds Corporation Limited to produce €26 million worth of seeds.