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Skill Development of Artisans – Policy Suggestions

The document focuses on skill development of Artisans by suggestion various methods and policies through which artisans can increase their capacity and capability to work and to add more skill set to their existing know-how techniques and skill set.

This paper is an outcome of the EU Switch Asia Program “Promote Bamboo MSME Clusters for Sustainable Development” implemented by Foundation for MSME Clusters (FMC) along with Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA), and Copenhagen Business School (CBS).
Published by: FMC, SIDBI, CEMCA and CBS
Year of publication: 2023
Number of pages: 14

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An Overview of Bamboo, Its Different Eco-Friendly Products & Business Opportunities

India has been surpassed by many countries in value addition of bamboo products despite its rich resource base. The Government has taken mission-based initiatives in the past, leading to mixed results. A lot of work has been done by various institutions and entrepreneurs who have both succeeded and failed at scale. This book has been written as one document covering all the processes involved starting from cultivation, tissue culture, harvesting, usages, business opportunities, preservation, etc. related to bamboo India under the EU Switch Asia project: “To promote bamboo MSME clusters for sustainable
development”.
Published by: FMC, SIDBI, CEMCA and CBS
Year of publication: 2022
Number of pages: 143

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Bamboo Seven State Profiles

The seven state profiles is an attempt to present an overview of bamboo production and trade in India and the world, understand the current situation in Assam, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, and Odisha and explore opportunities to add value to the lives of thousands of people who depend on bamboo for their livelihoods.

Published by: FMC, SIDBI, CEMCA and CBS
Year of publication: 2022
Number of pages: 44 (each state profile)

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