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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Special Issue 2 (2019)

A study on assessment of social capital in farmer interest groups (FIGs)

Author(s):

C Sabarinathan and M Ramasubramanian

Abstract:
The present study was undertaken with an objective to find out the level of social capital in Farmers’ Interest Group (FIG) using an index. The overall social capital index of the FIG were analyzed using three dimensions of social capital viz., Structural, Cognitive and Relational dimensions. The study revealed that the social capital Index was moderate and in the medium range as two-third (62%) of the respondents were in the range of 65.00-80.00 in the Structural Dimension Index worked out. Nearly two-third (61.10%) or majority of respondents of the study were in the range of 35.00-45.00 which was termed as 'high' in Cognitive dimension Index. Nearly fifty percentage (48.90%) were in the medium range of 28.00-32.00 in terms of Relational Dimension Index.

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How to cite this article:
C Sabarinathan and M Ramasubramanian. A study on assessment of social capital in farmer interest groups (FIGs). J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(2S):986-989.

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