Monsoon rains are crucial for the country's farm output as 55 per cent of the country's arable land is rain-fed. It looks like the entire monsoon season is wiped out and are going to face scarcity of natural resources and commodities. Climate changes lead to rising seas and make extreme weather issues in India.
Weak monsoon is likely to hurt southern states of India mainly Tamil Nadu, Karnataka & Andhra Pradesh. Availability of the following herbs can become a challenge in due course
APART TO THE CLIMATIC CHANGES, OTHER FACTORS THAT INFLUENCES THE HERBAL INDUSTRY ARE;-
Lower margins lead to less collection
Less Cultivation by industries
Destructive collection of herbs for short term gains.
People move from villages to cities for higher earning.
Collectors are empowered to bargain and hold the goods until they get the desired price.
The steep increase in overheads and manpower costs.
Lack of sustainable resource supply.
Govt’s daily wages schemes