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Directs to physically verify all documents of applicants for the export of wheat before issuing Registration Certificates

The Directorate General of Foreign Trade has directed Regional Authorities to physically verify all documents of applicants for the export of wheat before issuing Registration Certificates (RCs). The order has been issued to ensure that the exporters are not issued RCs based on improper documents.

In order to plug the loophole, it has been decided that regional authorities will do a physical verification of all Letters of Credit, whether already approved or under process. Wherever necessary, the help of a professional agency may be taken for such verification, the order adds. 

The order lays down the following further checks:

1. Validation/endorsement by Recipient Bank to be ensured while doing physical verification

2. In cases where the LC date is on or before May 13, 2022, but the swift message/message exchange date between the Indian and Foreign bank is after May 13, 2022, regional authorities may conduct a full investigation and if these are found to be antedated, immediate proceedings under FT (D&R) Act, 1992 to be initiated against the exporters. Such cases are to be further examined by referring to enforcement agencies like the Economic Offence Wing (EOW) / Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). In case of the complicity of any Banker in cases where ante-dating is established, necessary proceedings as per law will be initiated.

The Government of India had earlier (on 13th May 2022) restricted wheat exports to manage the overall food security situation in India and to support the needs of neighbouring and vulnerable countries that are adversely affected by the sudden changes in the global market for wheat and are unable to access adequate wheat supplies. 

Directs to physically verify all documents of

The demand for pre-processing equipment holds the largest market share, and it is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 7.0 per cent in the coming years

According to the market research report published by P&S Intelligence, the global fruit and vegetable processing equipment market accounted for $5.6 billion revenue in 2021, which is set to reach $10.2 billion by 2030, advancing at a 6.9 per cent CAGR between 2021 and 2030. The growing population and changing food choices, as people’s purchasing behaviour shifts toward higher-value commodities, are the major factors driving the market.

The demand for pre-processing equipment holds the largest market share, and it is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 7.0 per cent in the coming years. This is because fruits and vegetables gathered from farms contain dirt, germs, external nutrients, and biocides, making them unfit for direct eating.

Key findings:

  • In the fruit and vegetable processing equipment market, the packaging and handling equipment category is expected to grow at a significant rate. This will be due to the rising need for packaging and handling equipment to extend the products’ shelf life and mandates by government for proper product labelling.
  • Due to the high nutritional content, manufacturers of plant-based meals are focused on legumes, fruits and vegetables, and pulses to improve the flavour and texture of meals, which offers lucrative opportunities to industry players.
  • The APAC fruit and vegetable processing equipment market is advancing at a significant rate due to the surging population, growing FDI, changing food preferences, and increasing disposable income.
  • The US has a massive market for the equipment in North America, since it ranks third in the globe for ready-to-eat and packaged food consumption. Furthermore, the safety precautions implemented by authorities such as the FDA have resulted in a stronger public trust in processed food.

The demand for pre-processing equipment holds the

Wheat procurement in RMS 2022-23 has so far benefitted 17.50 lakh farmers with an MSP value of Rs 37,192.07 Crore

The Food Ministry has recently announced that the government of India has procured 184.58 lakh tonnes of wheat at an MSP value of Rs 37,192.07 crore so far in the ongoing 2022-23 rabi marketing year, benefitting 17.50 lakh farmers.

According to the ministry, 96.16 lakh tonnes of wheat have been procured in Punjab, 44.45 lakh tonnes in Madhya Pradesh, 40.97 lakh tonnes in Haryana, 2.84 lakh tonnes in Uttar Pradesh till May 29 of the current marketing year.

Upto May 29, 2022 a quantity of 184.58 LMT of wheat has been procured, benefiting about 17.50 Lakh farmers with MSP value of Rs 37,192.07 crore.

Paddy procurement under central pool is progressing smoothly in Kharif Marketing Season (KMS) 2021-22, in various procuring States/ UTs.

Upto May 29, 2022, a quantity of 810.05 LMT of Paddy (includes Kharif Crop 754.69 LMT and Rabi Crop 55.37 LMT) has been procured, benefiting 117.05 Lakh farmers with MSP value of Rs 1,58,770.64 crore.

The wheat procurement target has been revised downward to 195 lakh tonnes for the current year from the earlier 444 lakh tonnes due to a fall in wheat output and increased exports.

Wheat procurement in RMS 2022-23 has so

The new Berso® range is adapted for use in all types of agricultural production systems, from highly intensive farming to ecological and biodynamic production systems.

Symborg presented its new Berso® business unit for industrial seed treatment at the ISF World Seed Congress 2022 international event. The event was organized by the International Seed Federation (ISF) between May 15 and 18 at the Fira Gran Via in Barcelona.

Berso® is Symborg’s new business unit, focused exclusively on developing biological solutions for the treatment of seeds at an industrial level. The business unit comprises an R&D, regulation, agronomy, and sales team, specifically dedicated to meeting the seed industry’s needs. The commercialized products are for industrial use and compatible with conventional seed treatments.

With the market launch of Berso®, Symborg wants to care for crops starting with the seed. We seek to offer solutions that respond to seed companies’ and farmers’ needs. We intend to move towards a more sustainable and profitable agriculture model, minimizing risks to the environment and increasing the efficiency of agricultural inputs.

The new Berso® range is composed of microorganism and biomolecule-based formulations. It currently includes two biostimulating products that increase crops’ productive potential, and resilience against stress factors and improve nutrient absorption: Industrial Resid HC and Industrial T-78.

The new Berso® range is adapted for use in all types of agricultural production systems, from highly intensive farming to ecological and biodynamic production systems. It is also compatible with most crop protection products used on the seed.

Berso® was born out of Symborg’s experience and knowledge in microbiology and agronomy to give farmers and the industry solutions based on proven biological products, helping them overcome the challenges faced in farming today: reducing the environmental impact of agricultural production, optimizing agricultural nutrition, limiting nutrient loss, and maximizing the efficiency of fertilization programs to achieve more robust and more resilient crops that reach their maximum productive potential even when they are subjected to stress factors such as salinity, water deficit, or global warming. In short, Berso® was created to make profitability compatible with sustainable agriculture, to achieve greater productivity with less.

The new Berso® range is adapted for

The breeding activity of zebrafish was carried out by manipulating the photoperiod and temperature conditions

Division of Fish Genetics and Biotechnology, Faculty of Fisheries, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (SKUAST-K) have successfully conducted the breeding of an ornamental freshwater fish commonly known as Zebrafish, (Danio rerio) under cold water conditions. The experiment was conducted by the B.F.Sc. 4th-year student, Saif-ullah under the guidance of scientists of the division Dr Mohd. Ashraf Rather and Dr Irfan Ahmad. The breeding activity of zebrafish was carried out by manipulating the photoperiod and temperature conditions. The eggs were successfully collected and their hatching process was observed. The methodology can be
used for broodstock and seed production of Zebrafish in the valley.

Zebrafish also being a fish of ornamental value can now be reproduced in cold water conditions and offers tremendous scope for young aquapreneurs of Kashmir. Zebrafish also finds wide application in
scientific and biomedical research for its unique developmental and biological characteristics.

Prof (Dr) Massarat Khan, Dean, Faculty of Fisheries, SKUAST-K and Hon’ble Vice-chancellor SKUAST-K, Prof. Nazir Ahmad Ganai have congratulated the whole team and have pinned hope on the decimation of this technology for the local ichtyofauna for conservation and propagation. It is here pertinent to mention that the Faculty of Fisheries SKUAST-K is located at Rangil, Nagabal, Ganderbal is the only Fisheries College in the country with Hill and Coldwater Fisheries, offering BFSc, MFSc and PhD courses in various disciplines of Fisheries.

The breeding activity of zebrafish was carried

Building an Atmanirbhar Bharat by a focused impact on augmenting local economies

 India’s largest beverage company, Parle Agro has always been at the forefront of innovation in the development of iconic fruit based beverages like Frooti and Appy which have captured the hearts of India. In order to cater to the massive demand of their products nationally and globally, Parle Agro is focused on updating their internal infrastructure and also aggressively building capabilities and capacities of their fruit processing partners across India.

  Parle Agro continues on this path and has invested heavily on their processing partners to help them extract their highest potential. Subsequently, the company has taken a determined stand to source 100 per cent from within India itself. Historically, Parle Agro has always sourced fruits from India while importing from China too, to meet their apple juice content needs. But now, the company has completely stopped sourcing apple juice imports from China and are sourcing them entirely from India alone through its network of Indian farmers.

 Parle Agro has grown exponentially to currently procuring around 150,000 MT of mango fruits into high quality mango pulp; increasing their consumption of mangoes by 150 times.  Parle Agro’s range of fruit-based products currently utilize around 210,000 MT of fruit collectively.  Over the past decade and a half, the company’s consumption of fruits has increased fivefold.  Approximately one third of the fruit pulp produced in India is consumed by Parle Agro.

After its successful foray in creating robust mango processing supply chains, Parle Agro envisioned the creation of a similar network for apple juice concentrate due to the immense popularity of its apple based drinks like Appy, Appy Fizz and B Fizz.  The company’s requirement for apples has risen from 5,000 MT to around 60,000 MT of fruit.  This has had a significant impact on local economies by contributing to local farmers’ incomes, as well as the growth opportunities for local apple processing partners.

Building an Atmanirbhar Bharat by a focused

The funding will be used to scale up farm operations, implement complete traceability and transparency of produce, marketing and creation of an integrated Farm-tech platform.

Mumbai based Nutrifresh, an agri-tech start-up focusing on hydroponically-grown, fresh, clean, green, residue-free, and chemical-free produce, has attracted $5 million as pre-series seed funding. The funding is led by Theodore Cleary (Archer Investments), Sandiip Bhammer  (Managing Partner – Green Frontier Capital),  Sky Kurtz (CEO & Cofounder of Pure Harvest UAE), Mathew Cyriac (Florintree Advisors & ex MD of Blackstone India), Dr Soumitra Dutta (Dean Elect – Saïd Business School, University of Oxford), Shaishav Dharia (Regional CEO, Lodha Group), Karan Goshar (Samarthya Investment Advisors LLP) among others, for setting up India’s largest soil-less farms.

The funding will be used to scale up farm operations, implement complete traceability and transparency of produce, marketing and creation of an integrated Farm-tech platform. Co-founded by two Agripreneurs’ Sanket Mehta and Ganesh Nikam, Nutrifreshs’ vision is to provide consistent pesticide-free Hydroponic produce that is nutrient-rich providing-rich to the Indian consumer year-round. Nutrifresh is extremely focused on quality and is one of the few growers having certifications like ISO, FSSAI, APEDA, HACCP and GLOBAL GAP.

Commenting on the funding, Sanket Mehta, Co-Founder, Nutrifresh Farm Tech Farms Pvt Ltd, said, “Team Nutrifresh is extremely committed to bringing focused Hydroponic Farming which is robust, tech-enabled, IOT based and gives consistent production. The funding in Ag-tech space is the proof of concept encircling the fact that residue-free and quality veggies are most critical in urban lifestyle and Nutrifresh is focused on bringing quality food security. With the current round of funding, Nutrifresh aims to enhance the production capacities and bring in standardization in the Production process thus, scaling the farms with requisite SOPs to gain a higher competitive edge. Nutrifresh wants to establish itself as a Household Brand.”

 The entire production is controlled right from procurement of seeds, germination, nursery, harvesting, packaging and finally delivery of the produce to the end user. The produce reaches the consumer within 24 hours of harvest which is a testament to the supply chain being fully integrated and in line to maintain consistency of freshness. Boasting of 42+ SKUs, Nutrifresh is supplying its products to over 100 plus B2B aggregators in the Indian market and to Modern Trade aggregators and Delivery Partners like Nature’s Basket, Big Basket, Swiggy, Kissan Konnect and  Zomato Hyperpure.

The funding will be used to scale

Discussions were held on prospects, challenges, technologies and strategies 

The ICAR-Research Complex for North-Eastern Hill Region, Meghalaya recently organised a two-day National Conference on “Agri-Start-Ups: Prospects, Challenges, Technologies and Strategies (AGRiPACTS – 2022)” at Manan Kendra, Gangtok, Sikkim.

The conference focussed on agri-business ecosystems, potential technologies, IPR technologies and commercialisation, challenges faced by ecosystem builders and agri startups and convergence among stakeholders.

The Chief Guest, Lok Nath Sharma, Minister of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Service, Government of Sikkim highlighted the importance of organic farming and initiatives for the highest purity standards to create opportunities and demand for the agricultural products from Sikkim to the other parts of the country and globe. The Government of Sikkim’s initiatives for the widespread marketing opportunities and self-sufficiency achieved in milk production were also underlined by the Minister.

The Guest of Honor, Prof Avinash Khare, Vice-Chancellor, Sikkim University, Sikkim emphasised the branding of the agricultural products and processed items from Sikkim for marketing for sustainability and income generation of employment.

P Vaiphei, Additional Chief Secretary, Government of Manipur outlined the importance of developing Entrepreneurs in agriculture particularly, in organic products.

The need for the product development and issues of quality at start-ups / Farmers’ Producers’ Organizations and Entrepreneurs to reach customer level through networking was stressed by Dr K Srinivas, ADG (IP&TM), ICAR.

Earlier, Dr R Laha, Joint Director, ICAR-Research Complex for NEH Region, Sikkim Centre delivered the welcome address.

More than 500 participants from all over the country including 70 Scientists / Venture or Business Experts; 75 office bearers/members of farmers’ producers’ companies / Organizations (FPCs / FPOs); 20 successful agri-start-ups and 120 state officials from all over the North-East Region, etc., participated in the conference.

Discussions were held on prospects, challenges, technologies

Discussions were held on the upliftment of the farming industry

Recently CSIR-NIScPR has undertaken a major initiative for the dissemination of CSIR technologies for creating livelihood opportunities in rural areas in the wake of the situation created by the COVID-19 pandemic. In this regard, a farmer-industry-scientist meet was organised at Lovraj Auditorium, CSIR-IIP Dehradun to disseminate the Kisan Sabha App and Gur Bhatti Technology to the farmers. The objective was to disseminate the Kisan Sabha application developed by CSIR-NIScPR and Gur Bhatti Technology developed by CSIR IIP Dehradun, for creating livelihood opportunities in rural areas; and also to develop the business opportunities for the farmers’ livelihood creation and enhance their income. In the meeting, scientists, industrialists, financers and farmers came together on a single platform to discuss all the opportunities and challenges.

Dr Anjan Ray, Director CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum (CSIR-IIP), Dehradun, encouraged such meetings that will help ensure the economic security and health of rural people. He asserted the need for enhanced production with limited resources as well as to minimise the environmental impacts of the process. 

Prof Ranjana Aggarwal, Director, CSIR-National Institute of Science Communication & policy Research (CSIR-NIScPR), New Delhi, expressed her gratitude to the farmers and described the recent initiatives taken by CSIR-NIScPR towards the livelihood creation and income generation in the rural areas through CSIR-Technologies. 

Dr Yogesh Suman, Senior Principal Scientist, CSIR-NIScPR, discussed the importance of the meeting to sort out the challenges faced by the farmers. Dr Pankaj Arya, Principal Scientist, CSIR-IIP, emphasised that the traditional gur making process results in air pollution in the region and expressed the need for advanced technology solutions. Given this, CSIR-IIP has developed advanced, simple and affordable Gur Bhatti technology that not only reduces the emission of pollutants but also increases the efficiency of the Gur Bhatti by reducing the fuel cost by 15 per cent and increasing production by 25 per cent. 

Dr Farhat Azad, Principal Scientist, CSIR- NIScPR discussed the Kisan Sabha App and also demonstrated it in front of the farmers. The app was launched to uplift the livelihood of small and marginal farmers. Discussing the dependency on the middle man and lack of information in the supply chain, she described the Idea of the Kisan Sabha App assimilating the idea of utilisation in the agri-supply chain. 

A comprehensive presentation of the central/state governments and NABARD initiatives towards funding for farmers was given by Bhupendra Kumawat, AGM, NABARD Dehradun. 

Satya Prakash from Dhampure Specialty Sugars explained the need for the marketing strategy to sell the product in the market. He emphasised on to make other products like Sirka that will enhance the income of the farmer. 

Ajay Gairola discussed the opportunities for farmers in the retail sector. He further emphasised the exploration of linkages between farmers and retailers which is yet less explored. In the concluding session, the meeting was concluded with the success stories of the farmers. 

Discussions were held on the upliftment of

India Agriculture Drones market is forecast to witness a four-fold increase by 2028, with a projected CAGR of more than 25 per cent during 2022 – 2028

A recent study conducted by the strategic consulting and market research firm, BlueWeave Consulting, India Agriculture Drones market is forecast to witness a four-fold increase by 2028, with a projected CAGR of more than 25 per cent during 2022 – 2028. Agriculture drones are spray drone-enhanced unmanned aerial vehicles that are used to improve agricultural operations efficiency, crop yield, and crop growth monitoring. Drone sensors and digital photography capabilities are also designed to provide farmers with a more detailed view of their land.

Furthermore, abrupt climate change is adding new layers of complexity to the agriculture industry, increasing the demand for technological solutions like agriculture drones to raise crop output and company efficiency. Furthermore, the aerial view by drone farming can disclose a variety of concerns, including soil variance, irrigation issues, and fungal infestations, and can be utilised as a set of instructions in agriculture to survey crops and quickly identify problems. All of these factors are expected to boost demand for agriculture drones in India in the coming years.

The market for agricultural drones is highly fragmented, with many domestic and regional competitors as well as worldwide firms operating in the market. New entrants may be hampered by relatively high capital requirements and the necessity for ongoing R&D spending.

India Agriculture Drones market is forecast to witness

Adani Defence & Aerospace has acquired strategic stake in digital led leading agri-drone solution provider General Aeronautics

Adani Defence & Aerospace has entered into definitive agreements for acquiring 50 per cent equity stake in agricultural drone start up – General Aeronautics. 
 General Aeronautics, a Bangalore based start-up specialises in developing robotic drones to offer tech enabled crop protection services, crop health monitoring, precision farming and yield monitoring using artificial intelligence and data analytics while working very closely with the farmers and agricultural chemical companies. General Aeronautics also has the presence of some reputed venture capital firms like Mela Ventures, founded by former Mindtree founders.

“The cross-industry application of drones is nearly limitless and continues to make great strides. It offers countries like ours the opportunity to leapfrog generations of infrastructure, healthcare, logistics, agriculture and defence advancements and break several process barriers. When combined with next generation imaging technologies, longer battery life, edge based artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities, the possibilities are endless. The partnership between General Aeronautics and Adani Defence & Aerospace fuses our military and civilian objectives by integrating several capabilities Adani Group’s military UAV capabilities with the capabilities of General Aeronautics thereby providing us with a platform with far reaching possibilities” said Ashish Rajvanshi, CEO of Adani Defence & Aerospace.

The acquisition aligns to the objectives of Adani Defence & Aerospace in providing a platform to startups and MSMEs for rapid growth and scalability of innovative technologies.

Adani Defence & Aerospace has acquired strategic

 Amul will be launching organic products like Organic Moong daal, Tur daal, Chana daal and  Basmati rice.

Anand based Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Limited (GCMMF) (Amul Federation), the largest food products organization of India has announced the launch of “Amul Organic Atta”. Amul, India’s largest, and the fastest growing dairy organization in the world is now all set to venture into the Organic/Prakrutik food industry. The first product to be launched in Amul Organic product portfolio is Amul Organic Whole Wheat Atta. Further, Amul will be launching organic products like Organic Moong Daal, Organic Tur Daal, Organic Chana Daal and Organic Basmati Rice.

The production of Amul Organic Atta is being done at the state of art processing facility, Tribhuvan Das Patel Mogar Food Complex. The plant is equipped with highly automated and advanced machinery for processing of various Amul products including Amul Chocolates, Amul cookies, etc.

Amul Organic Atta is made from the 100 per cent certified organic wheat which is completely pesticide free. The product goes through a thorough procedure of lab testing for multiple times to make sure that the product is as per organic standard laid down by the Government of India. Amul Organic Atta is certified by the reputed certifying agency accredited by APEDA. The whole chain is organic certified starting right from the farmer fields to processing facility and trading organisations.

Dr R S Sodhi , MD, Amul Federation said that on the sourcing side, Amul is in process of developing a pool of Organic/Prakrutik farmers and replicate their existing milk model in the organic sourcing. This will increase the income of organic farmers and will lead to overall democratization of the Organic/Prakrutik food industry. Currently the major challenge for the farmers is unavailability of market linkage for organic products and high cost of organic testing facilities. Therefore, along with creation of market linkage for organic farmers, Amul is in process of setting up of organic testing laboratories at 5 locations across India equipped with the advanced technologies to minimise the testing cost. The first lab is being established at the Amul Fed Dairy in Ahmedabad and subsequently the other 5 labs will come up at various location across India.

 Amul will be launching organic products like

Introduces a three-fold solution to tackle white grub menace

Aaria Biolifesciences Research a bio-based agri input manufacturer based out of Pune has come up with a three-fold attack mechanism using entomopathogenic fungi like Beauveria bassiana, Metarhyzium anisoplaea and Verticillium leccanii. 

“The objective was to come up with a sustainable solution to counter the white grub attack which can cause severe losses at a fast pace to the crop. This three-fold solution will prove to be an important component of the integrated pest management module, especially for white grub management. This can be easily applied by farmers in whichever way is suitable,” said Dr Richa Nair Co-Founder & Director, Aaria Biolife.

White grubs are extremely destructive soil pests known to damage a wide variety of crops. Once established in the field, this pest causes a loss of 25-90 per cent which is pretty heavy for the farmer to recover from. The agriculture department of Maharashtra, India, had reported infestation of the pest in about 1.54 lakh of the state’s overall 11 lakh hectares cane area in the 2018-19 sugar season.

As almost all fungi produce spores which are like seeds, from which new fungi can be grown, they can also be delivered to farms in a solid form. Availability of a pest solution in liquid, as well as solid form, makes it more convenient for the end-user as the application can be done as per the resources available on the farm, through water lines or through drenching or mixing it in the pre-plantation fertiliser dozes which are applied on farm. After favourable results with more than 20,000+ farmers across Maharashtra, Aaria Biolife has already started entering into large B2B deals with other input providers who want to expand their biological portfolio.

Introduces a three-fold solution to tackle white

The report shares Khetibuddy’s work for farmers in a few districts of Maharashtra in improving farming practices 

Khetibuddy Agritech an agritech startup, released its first-ever Impact Report highlighting how it has improved farming habits through its agtech platform. The 2021 Report – to be updated annually – shares Khetibuddy’s work for farmers in a few districts of Maharashtra in improving farming practices measured on five different parameters.

“We believe that science and technology have the power to transform the current state of agriculture. Our commitment to the farmers extends beyond just software solutions, the idea is a real impact on the ground which has to be a benefit for the farmer. It is only then any technology is useful,” said Vinay Nair Co-founder and CEO, Khetibuddy.

Highlights of the Impact Report include:

  • Yield Quality Enhancement (YQE) – Represents the metric in which the company’s focussed interventions to improve and enhance specific contents of produce via agricultural practices. Intending to increase the marketability of the produce and farmer’s revenue, KhetiBuddy has helped farmers increase the curcumin content (in percentage) in Turmeric and germination rate in Onion seed by up to 30 per cent.
  • Yield Quantity Increment (YQI) – Metric that shows a direct impact on the livelihood of the farmers belonging to climate-vulnerable regions where the yield is in direct correlation to the vagaries of nature. Several pieces of training, constant guidance and tech for enabling the goal-driven process of more yield per acre have helped Khetibuddy’s farmers achieve more than a 28 per cent increase in yield of sugarcane and 35 per cent in turmeric.
  • Input Cost Reduction (ICR) – Khetibuddy’s weather-based recommendations for preventive approach in pest and disease management and optimization of nutrient usage via remote sensing technology helped farmers save big. By inducing sustainable agricultural practices to preserve soil biology the total input consumption and hence costs severely changed for farmers. They reduced the overuse of fertilisers in potato and reduced pesticide spraying in cabbage.
  • Avoid Crop Loss (ACL) – Thrusting the use of remote sensing technology for monitoring crop health along with preventive measures in farming, Khetibuddy has avoided crop losses in terms of quantity and quality. Intervening with agricultural practices for onion and watermelon farmers among other vegetables helped limit the usage of plant protection which covers a large portion of input costs.
  • Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) – Khetibuddy’s drive for improving soil health is part of its long term vision to make farmers self-sustainable. These small steps towards the larger goal are best summarised in its efforts put in imparting knowledge and training farmers towards the adoption of GAPs.

“With technology adoption on a high as well access to smartphones and Internet in rural parts of India, now more than ever is the time to do meaningful impact which is result-driven for farmers,” Dr Richa Nair Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, Khetibuddy. 

The report shares Khetibuddy's work for farmers