Mission & Objectives
The ultimate objective of TRIFED is socio-economic development of tribal people in the country by way of marketing development of the tribal products on which the lives of tribals depends heavily as they spend most of their time and derive major portion of their income.
“Promote sustainable livelihood systems for tribal people by marketing development and ensuring remunerative price for their products, provide minimum support price and value addition of Non-Timber Forest Produce (Minor Forest Produce), empower them through meticulous capacity building, augment their resources substantially, develop marketing partnership with Central/State Government agencies and other development partners through establishing convergence and coherence in activities.”
The approach of marketing development of tribal products envisages TRIFED’s role as a facilitator and service provider. The philosophy behind this approach is to empower tribal people with knowledge, tools and pool of information so that they can undertake their operations in a more systematic and scientific manner.
It involves capacity building of the tribal people through sensitization, formation of Self Help Groups (SHGs) and imparting training to them for undertaking a particular activity, exploring marketing possibilities in national as well as international markets, creating opportunities for marketing tribal products on a sustainable basis, creating a brand and providing other services.