Farmer Producer Organizations (FPO) & Farm Ventures
FPOs collectivize farmers, especially small producers at various levels across several states to foster technology penetration, improve productivity, enable improved access to inputs and services, and increase farmer incomes, thereby strengthening their sustainable agriculture based livelihoods. ABI-ICRISAT provides FPO with extensive knowledge and information, as well as networking support in setting-up and promoting FPOs.
ABI-ICRISAT also promotes farm ventures in the area of Contract farming, Organic farming, and Precision farming. ABI promotes innovative ventures in agri-business which are proprietary products or novel service that has good market potential.
• Technical consultancy on crop production
• Farm business consultancy on planning and management
• Training and capacity building
• Market assistance through network partners
Srestha Organic foods – An ABI Incubatee
Positioned to be a leader in the Organic food market in and from India.
Specialized in building & operating supply chain for agricultural commodities especially perishables i.e Potato, Banana, Amla, Onion
• Funding of US$1.5 million facilitated through Song Investors