Suggested Citation: Khalid, Wase, Shruti Jindal, Abhishek Jain, Richa Ahuja. 2021. Enhancing India’s Milk and Meat Production: Is Hydroponics Green Fodder the Probable Answer - Market Opportunity Analysis. New Delhi: Council on Energy, Environment and Water.
This Powering Livelihoods market research report provides insights on the market potential for hydroponics fodder units - a vertical farming technology to manufacture green fodder. The usage of solar power provides a unique value proposition and reliability for these 100 per cent renewable energy-based products. The report highlights key geographies suitable for the sale of hydroponics fodder units, supporting policy landscape, comparative analysis and business models. It captures the serviceable market size and major market segments that entrepreneurs can target for enhancing milk and meat production in India.
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The total serviceable market for Hydroponic fodder units is USD 2.1 billion (INR 15,965 crore). They have the potential to deploy 3.6 million hydroponic fodder units to improve milk production and 1.0 million hydroponic fodder units to boost meat production.