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Jalgaon banana

  • Context: GI certified fibre and mineral rich Jalgaon banana has been exported to Dubai.
  • The GI certified banana has been sourced from farmers of Tandalwadi village in Maharashtra's Jalgaon district, a cluster identified under the new Agri Export Policy.
  • In 2016, Jalgaon Banana got GI certification which was registered with Nisargraja Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) Jalgaon.
  • India is the world's leading producer of bananas with a share of around 25% in total output.

Primary source: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1727440

Picture source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nashik/jalgaon-banana-farmers-face-unprecedented-financial-crisis/articleshow/75113693.cms

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