Partnerships

Partnerships

Co – Business Incubation

ABI has been serving agripreneurs through institutional partnerships.
The objectives of the co-business incubation through institutional partners are:

• To enhance support and services to more number of entrepreneurs

• To compliment technology and business in their respective domains

• Provide access to physical, technical and other facilities for clients on co-business incubation basis

• To facilitate inclusive growth through focused implementation of new venture creation and technology commercialization

• To enhance success of incubatees by networking

• To promote cross border ventures and business development

• To provide a common branding for better marketability of the programs

• To strengthen our business incubation services we have partnered with leading institutes globally.

They include:

• IIAM, Mozambique

• AREU, Mauritius

• TNAU, Coimbatore, India

• 22 Indian NARS through NAIP-ICAR

• STEP, Thapar University, Patiala, India

ALEAP

The Association of Lady Entrepreneurs of Andhra Pradesh (ALEAP) was established with an aim to bring together women entrepreneurs trying to help each other and work in collaboration for welfare maximization. ABI-ICRISAT collaborates with ALEAP to promote agribusiness entrepreneurship by providing agribusiness incubation support, facilitate technology transfer, facilitation in incubation process and training and support to entrepreneurs and innovators.

MSME

Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises-Development Organisation (MSME-DO) provides a wide spectrum of services to the small industries sector through MSME scheme, nurturing innovative business ideas (new/ingenious technology, process, products, procedures etc) which could be commercialized in a year, through onsite incubation at Research Institutes and State Agricultural Universities.

MOFPI
ABI-ICRISAT is the Implementing Agency for the Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) project, for setting up five Food Processing Business Incubation Centres (FPBIC’s) in; Uganda, Cameroon, Ghana, Mali and Angola. This project is being implemented under the India Africa Forum Summit – II, of the Government of India.

SFAC
Small Farmers’ Agribusiness Consortium (SFAC), a specialized agency of the Ministry of Agriculture promotes Agri-Business by encouraging institutional and private sector investments and linkages to ensure the empowerment of all farmers in the country.
It aims to link small farmers to technology as well as to the markets in association with private, corporate or cooperative sector and if necessary, by providing backward and forward linkages.

CAA
Commercial Agriculture Alliance (CAA), having its head office in Biratnagar, Morang, Nepal is a not-for-profit-sharing responsible for implementation of Component 1 “Commercial Agriculture Investment and Management” which is one of five output of CADP Project. It envisions reducing poverty in the rural communities of 11 EDR districts through equitable and sustainable commercialization of agriculture.