This paper propose on the basis of empirical study of Indian climate, culture, society and market requirements to create women cooperatives managed by women professionals for growing, processing and marketing plants of medicinal and nutritional value, that take care of individual health and expand economic and social health of society as well. This is an attempt to explore and coordinate un-exploited resources, natural and human, by creating viable cooperatives to run for fulfilling social needs.
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Keywords: women, cooperative, medicinal plants
JEL Classification: J54,P13,Q13