Acta Scientific Agriculture (ASAG)(ISSN: 2581-365X)

Review Article Volume 8 Issue 1

Encouraging Female Entrepreneurs in the Indian Food Processing Sector: An All-Encompassing Analysis

V Basil Hans*

Professor in Research at Srinivas University in Mangalore Institution, India

*Corresponding Author: V Basil Hans, Professor in Research at Srinivas University in Mangalore Institution, India.

Received: January 08, 2024; Published: January 12, 2023


This paper summarizes a study that looked at the role and difficulties experienced by female entrepreneurs in India's rapidly growing food manufacturing sector. The research explores the distinct experiences of women negotiating the complexities of entrepreneurship within the dynamic and quickly changing food processing sector, with the goal of promoting gender inclusiveness and economic empowerment. The study uses a mixed-methods approach, integrating quantitative data analysis with qualitative data analysis from surveys and interviews. By means of comprehensive interviews with accomplished female entrepreneurs, professionals in the field, and significant stakeholders, the study aims to reveal the fundamental elements impacting the beginning, continuation, and expansion of women-owned businesses within the industry. In order to collect quantitative information on the economic impact, market penetration, and difficulties experienced by female entrepreneurs in the food processing sector, surveys will also be carried out. The identification of obstacles like financial availability, market connections, and societal perceptions, as well as an analysis of frameworks for policy, mentorship programs, and support systems that have been successful in encouraging women's involvement in this field, are important research areas. By providing insights into the approaches taken by successful female entrepreneurs to overcome obstacles, the research hopes to add to the body of knowledge already in existence. It also offers suggestions for how policymakers, industry stakeholders, and support groups can foster an environment that is supportive of women in the food processing industry. The ultimate goal of this research is to highlight the unrealized potential of female entrepreneurs in the Indian food processing sector and to promote policies that will support their economic expansion. By doing so, the study hopes to advance both the sector's overall development and the status of women in entrepreneurship.

Keywords: Women Entrepreneurs; India; Food Processing Industry; Gender Inclusivity; Economic Empowerment; Challenges; Mixed-Methods Approach; Qualitative Interviews; Surveys; Quantitative Data Analysis; Obstacles; Finance Access; Market Connections; Social Perceptions; Support Systems; Policy Frameworks; Mentorship Programs; Success Strategies; Unrealized Potential; Economic Growth; Development; Empowerment; Entrepreneurial Landscape; Industry Stakeholders; Recommendations


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Citation: V Basil Hans. “Encouraging Female Entrepreneurs in the Indian Food Processing Sector: An All-Encompassing Analysis". Acta Scientific Agriculture 8.2 (2024): 16-27.


Copyright: © 2024 V Basil Hans. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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