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Agribusiness boot camp

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The ABI Program of AIP organized a one-day boot camp for its private sector partners on Business Development and Fund Raising.

The partners are into various businesses that include production and export of gherkins; manufacturing and marketing of sorghum and millet-based snack foods; greenhouse farming and goat farming; farm ventures; marketing of water softener for agricultural use; marketing and export of bio charcoal; vegetable packhouse business; Farmer Producer Organization (FPO) formation and seed production; and business development of Agromate, a telemetric electronic device, which can control a motor pump using a mobile phone. They are currently supported by ICRISAT-ABI’s start-up business incubation program with technical support from the NutriPlus Knowledge Program of AIP.

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Besides mentor-led sessions on marketing, start-up funding and Telangana State Industrial Policy, the camp also provided a platform for sharing and exchange of ideas for business and technical support, mentorship, funding and marketing support.

The event was held on 13 August and was attended by 10 partners.