Formation and Promotion of 10000 FPOs
Department of agriculture is providing support for formation and strengthening of 10000 new FPOs. Under this scheme handholding support would be provided to new FPOs for inputs, production, processing and value addition, market linkages etc. This scheme is to be implemented till 2023-24 with budgetary support of Rs. 6865 crores. FPOs will be provided financial assistance upto Rs 18.00 lakh per FPO for a period of 03 years, matching equity grant upto Rs. 2,000 per farmer member of FPO with a limit of Rs. 15.00 lakh per FPO and a credit guarantee facility upto Rs. 2 crore of project loan per FPO.
Financing of FPOs by NABKISAN
NABKISAN provides working capital and term loan for creation of infrastructure to FPOs that are eligible or non-eligible for assistance from SFAC,loans to promoting institutions for on lending to FPOs and also support for nascent FPOs. Also provision for loan to start up FPOs without any collateral.
Mission organic value chain development
Mission for building certified organic value chains in North east (Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura and Sikkim). Support for development of entire value chain, upto 50,000 farmers to be empowered through creation of about 100 FPCs.
Agriculture Entrepreneurship Promotion Scheme – 2018
Support for 1000 rural Agriculture Entrepreneurs (AEs) to provide quality agricultural inputs and technological services including modern farm equipment and marketing assurances to farmers of the state. FPOs at the cluster level can supply the requisite inputs to AEs and also act as a support centre.
FICCI Sustainable Agriculture Awards- India Beyond 75
FICCI is organizing the 'Sustainable Agriculture Awards' on 15-September-2021 in a virtual mode with the objective of recognizing and showcasing farmer engagement programs that promote sustainable agriculture development and those that focus on improving farmers’ income.
Symbiotics launches first 100% agricultural Green Bond in India with Samunnati
Symbiotics, the leading market access platform for impact investing, has arranged with Samunnati Financial Intermediation & Services Private Limited
Agri Value Chain Enabler Samunnati Raises $4.6 Mn Debt Fund From Symbiotics
Agritech startup Samunnati announced today that it has raised a debt fund of $4.6 Mn from market access platform Symbiotics.
FPO Impact Awards
The FPO Impact Awards is an initiative of ACCESS institutionalized in partnership with Rabobank. It is an endeavor in recognizing and encouraging exemplary FPO
Farmer Producer Organization Scheme A Path To Farmers’ Prosperity
Many developed countries of the world are not only prospering with better technology and management in the agriculture sector, but in some – like in the European Union, Canada, and Israel – there has been significant growth in farmers’ income.
Tackling India’s structural vulnerabilities in agriculture
A sustainable collectivisation of agri produce and marketing, through Farmer Producer Organisations, will help the highly fragmented agriculture sector realise its full revenue potential.
We have 33 supermarkets at the moment. The target is 1,500 in five years.” S.B. Jayaraj, who is gung-ho about his organisation’s plans for Kerala, is not just another retailer.