"Agricultural Finance & Cooperation" is an indispensable textbook that delves into the intricacies of modern agriculture, focusing on financial principles, fund acquisition and efficient utilization of funds, cooperative approaches and history of cooperation. This comprehensive guide is designed to equip students, educators, and practitioners with the knowledge and skills required to navigate the dynamic landscape of agriculture and agricultural finance.
The book also discusses the history, purpose and function of key financial institutions and rural development programmes. With the aid of suitable examples, the financial and economic components of agricultural development plans as well as their evaluation methodologies are clarified. Farm financial analysis tools, their uses and their forms are described in depth with supporting evidence. At the end of the book objective questions are provided under appendices to assess the understanding of the students.
This textbook is ideal for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in agriculture, financial management, agribusiness, rural development, and related fields. Additionally, it serves as an invaluable resource for agricultural professionals, extension officers, and anyone interested in the sustainable growth and development of agriculture.
1. Introduction 2. Agricultural Credit 3. Credit Analysis 4. Sources of Agricultural Finance 5. Higher Financing Institutions 6. Recent Development in Agricultural Credit 7. Preparation and Analysis of Financial Statements Introduction 8. SWOT Analysis 9. Introduction 10. Role of Different Organisation