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I was really scratching my head for something real to comply ACT5. Just at that moment, Ramu, our mobile green grocer owner rang the door bell. He sells vegetables to the door step of this locality He grows a part of vegetables that he sells from the small piece of land that he owns in nearby village. I enquired about the variety that he is using presently. These are mainly local varieties with low yield potential. I thought if I can use improved varieties of vegetable seed as an alternate currency, his output may be enhanced from the same piece of land. First I thought of hybrid varieties. Then I thought it will make him dependent on me. So I decided to give him small quantity of disease resistant OP (open pollinated) variety of tomato and brinjal. It will at least double his farm output from the present level. So I entered into an agreement with Ramu that he will return double the quantity of seed next year which I will distribute to two farmers. I hope it will open up a chain reaction and help reach many vegetable vendors in my locality. Beside I hope it will open up a new alternative currency also.

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Comment by Patricio Buenrostro-Gilhuys on April 4, 2010 at 9:26am
Interesting initiative!!! Hope it goes well!!!
Comment by Pradip Dey on April 12, 2010 at 4:32am
Thank you, Patricio for nice comments and good wishes to my blog post Seed- a new alternative currency.
With regards,
Pradip Dey
Comment by Massive Attack on April 21, 2010 at 2:49pm
Damn, you got a mobile green grocer, sounds sweet
Comment by Massive Attack on April 21, 2010 at 2:49pm
Good seed Idea too
Comment by Pradip Dey on April 22, 2010 at 11:09am
Dear MA,
Good day!
Thaks for your comments on my blog post entitled, Seed- a new alternative currency.
With regards,
Pradip Dey


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