The Coupon PrincipleTodays Coupon is Tomorrows Hard Currency
The Poverty Removal Programme depends on large amounts of funds available at the beginning of the programme, in order to build new villages for the farmers and give them the experience of poverty removal right at the start of the project. Therefore the coupon principle is also offered as a possibility to complement the loans from foreign and local banks, because these loans are usually available for small projects that do not serve the purpose of eliminating poverty in the nation as a whole; they tend to use the farmers for hard work, while maintaining poverty in the nation.
The initial start-up cost, at the rate of US$ 4,000/ hectare, can easily be organized by the government by issuing coupons or tokens (complementary currency of the national government in the form of a coupon or token) for a specific period of three years and for specific areas of the country where the organic agriculture will be undertaken. These coupons or tokens will be repaid to the government from the export revenue of the organic products.
As soon as we begin to export, even after one year of the project, we will start converting the coupons or tokens into hard currency. (Refer to Appendix 5 for historical references showing how tokens have been used to meet the need of the time when required.)
Through the skills of export-oriented production, this years coupon or token will be next years hard currency. This is the speciality of our programme to eliminate poverty through the coupon principle; it eliminates the need for outside money, and the pressure of outside loans.
Millions of hectares can be cultivated in this way in each of the forty countries.
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