Farmer Producer Company Program under NFSM and Tribal Development -Maharashtra- CSR Projects India

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Farmer Producer Company Program under NFSM and Tribal Development


Organization : Krushi Vikas Va Gramin Prashikshan Sanstha


Location : Maharashtra


Project Description

KVGPS has been an active and one the highest performing partners of Small Farmers Agribusiness Consortium, New Delhi (SFAC) for the Promotion of Farmers Producer Organizations (FPO). This program involves mobilizing farmers to form groups that ultimately result in a collective of farmers called the Farmer Producer Organization-FPO. These FPOs are aimed at improving the bargaining power and conducting other relevant beneficial activities at each stage of the agricultural value chain for minimizing the cost and maximizing the profit for farmers.

Achievements under the FPO Programme

• KVGPS has promoted 17 FPOs and have supported more than 25 FPOs in Maharashtra

• These FPOs has done procurement business of around Rs 25 Crore in total and have provided benefits of more than Rs. 2 Crore to the farmers in distress.

• Around 20000 farmers are mobilized through this initiative

• Remarkably, KVGPS has formed one FPO totally managed by 1148 women members from rural farming communities.

• Few FPOs have been rewarded for their remarkable work done.


Project Type : Government


Project Donors and Partners

SFAC, Ministry of Agri, Govt of India

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