FPOS under TReDS: Samunnati powers invoice discounting transaction of INR 3.5 Cr
14-Apr-2023 - 0 Comments.
Samunnati, India's Open Agri Network, is excited to announce that it has onboarded its first Farmer Producer Organisation (FPO) on TReDS and completed a transaction of discounting invoices worth INR 3.5 crores through Invoicemart on the platform.
DeHaat onboards 500 FPO; facilitates full stack agri offerings for thousands of farmers
10-Mar-2023 - 0 Comments.
DeHaat, India’s largest full stack AgriTech platform offering end-to-end agricultural services to farmers in India, today announced it has successfully onboarded more than 500 Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs) across 12 Indian states, directly impacting livelihood of over 30,000 associated member farmers.
Walmart Foundation to invest over $3.5 mn on FPOs in Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal
28-Jan-2023 - 0 Comments.
Walmart Foundation today announced three new grants in the states of Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal with the aim to empower smallholder farmers through the Farmer Producer Organization (FPO) framework.
Samunnati,GROWiT collaborate to promote protective farming
27-Sep-2022 - 0 Comments.
Samunnati, an open agro network, and GROWiT, a Surat-based Direct-to-Farmer (D2F) protective farming and agritech startup, have partnered to spread protective agricultural practices and goods among farmers affiliated with former and its farmer producer organisations (FPOs).
Samunnati open agri network enters co-lending partnership with State Bank of India for financing FPOs
Samunnati, India's Open Agri Network has entered into the largest Co-Lending partnership in India aimed at the Farmer Producer Organization (FPO) space with SBI, India's largest bank. The initial program amount is INR 100 Crores.
Samunnati crosses cumulative disbursement amount of INR 37 crores for its pre-approved loan
02-May-2022 - 0 Comments.
Samunnati, an agri-value chain enabler, and India’s largest agri enterprise announced recently that its Instant Pre-approved Loans (Sam IPL), the digital lending solution to nascent Farmer collectives (FPCs/FPOs), has crossed the cumulative disbursement amount of INR 37 Crores across 600 loans since its launch last year in July 21.
Agriculture should be connected to technology digital agriculture mission
23-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
The Department has constituted a High Level Task Force, which is in the process of finalizing “India Digital Ecosystem of Agriculture (IDEA) report. Task Force invited comments from subject experts, farmers, Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs) and general public and considered them.
National conference of cluster based business organisations (CBBOs) under central sector scheme of formation and promotion of 10,000 FPOs held
22-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
The role of Cluster Based Business Organisations (CBBOs) should be to strengthen Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs) so that farmers seek them out. FPO is not merely a company, it is a collective for the benefit of farmers.
Digitised ecosystem is beneficial for agricultural
21-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
The Department has constituted a High Level Task Force, which is in the process of finalizing “India Digital Ecosystem of Agriculture (IDEA)” report. Task Force invited comments from subject experts, farmers, Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs) and general public and considered them.
Govt focus on new 10,000 FPOs will benefit small farmers, says Agri minister
01-Mar-2022 - 0 Comments.
Indian Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Narendra Singh Tomar said that the plan to form 10,000 new Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs) in the country will benefit farmers.
FPOs to play key role in making India millet hub of the world
21-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
As part of the ongoing ‘Food, Agriculture and Livelihood’ fortnight, the India Pavilion at EXPO2020 hosted a seminar – ‘India: Millets production and upscaling value chain’ on Friday. Senior government officials and sector experts deliberated on opportunities for Indian industry players producing and processing millets, to enhance the export potential of the country during the session.
India Invites Startups, FPOs to capitalise on agri and food processing policies at EXPO2020 Dubai
19-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
As part of India’s efforts to showcase the country’s investment-friendly policies and growth opportunities in agriculture and allied sectors at EXPO2020 Dubai, Dr Abhilaksh Likhi, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, invited the Startups and FPOs (Farmer Producer Organisations) to submit their proposals to the ministry, and assured them that they would be considered for providing equity grants, management costs, and other available support measures.
Arya.ag tie up with MAS Financial Services to offer agri finance to small farmers & FPOs
11-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
Arya, India's largest integrated grain commerce platform, today announced a tie-up with leading NBFC, MAS Financial Services Limited to offer Agri-finance to farmers with a specific focus on small farmers and FPOs.
Samunnati signs co-lending partnership with IndusInd Bank exclusively for FPOs
26-Dec-2021 - 0 Comments.
Samunnati an agri-value chain enabler has entered an industry first co-lending agreement with IndusInd Bank to expand credit accessibility and market linkages for farmer producer organisations (FPOs) across the country.
Otipy to procure 10,000 tonnes of fruits and vegetables in 2022 from Haryana based FPOs
15-Dec-2021 - 0 Comments.
Otipy, India’s fastest growing community group buying startup for fresh fruits and vegetables has announced partnership with Haryana government to procure 10,000 tonnes of fresh produce in 2022, from Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs).
Corteva felicitates women farmers for their outstanding contribution in agriculture
17-Nov-2021 - 0 Comments.
Corteva Agriscience, the global agriculture company, today, organized a virtual ceremony to celebrate the contribution of women farmers of the Farmers-Producer Organisation (FPOs) and the company’s Pravakta program. Three women farmers were felicitated for their contribution towards sustainable agricultural practices and for creating a positive impact in the lives of fellow farmers through active knowledge sharing.
Tata-Cornell Institute launches hub for FPOs to empower small farmers in India
09-Sep-2021 - 0 Comments.
In an effort to empower India’s 125 million smallholder farms to take advantage of growing opportunities in the agricultural sector, the Tata-Cornell Institute (TCI) for Agriculture and Nutrition launched a Hub for Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs) within its Center of Excellence in New Delhi.
APEDA signs MoU with NAFED to strengthen export linkage of Farmer Cooperatives, FPOs
13-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd (NAFED) to harness the exports potential of agricultural and processed food products of cooperatives as well Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs).
Samunnati launches open agri network for FPOs
23-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
Samunnati, an agri value chain enabler has announced that it has launched India’s first Open Agri Network, FPOnEXT, an exclusive Farmers Producers Organisations (FPOs) network via an affiliation programme, which offers unique benefits to the members.
ICAR Institutes, KVKs to expedite the setting-up of Farmers Producers Organizations
09-Mar-2021 - 0 Comments.
The Indian Council of Agricultural Research’s Institutions (ICAR) along with the Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVK) and National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) jointly organized a Webshop to discuss about the strategies for speeding-up and setting-up of Farmers’ Producers’ Organizations (FPOs) in 116 blocks in the country under the recently launched Central Scheme.
FPOs will make farming more viable, says Parshottam Rupala
06-Mar-2021 - 0 Comments.
Indian ministers of state for agriculture and farmers welfare Parshottam Rupala and Kailash Choudhary inaugurated professional training programmes designed and developed for CEOs, Board of Directors, Accountants of FPOs on the occasion of the anniversary of the Central Sector Scheme titled 'Formation and Promotion of 10,000 Farmer Produce Organizations (FPOs)'.
NCDEX gets 41 FPOs registration as clients, trade over 3000 metric tonnes of agri commodities
25-Jan-2021 - 0 Comments.
In order to facilitate farmers with more avenues to sell their crops, NCDEX consistent efforts is now getting results after over 41 FPOs registered on their platform trader over 3000 tonnes of food grains.
NAFED to set up 50 e-Kisan Mandi for farmer producer organisations
19-Dec-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian Agriculture & Farmers Welfare minister Narendra Singh Tomar met members of Farmer Producer Organisations of Federation of Indian FPOs and Aggregators (FIFA) representing 15 states and around 500 FPOs at Krishi Bhawan recently. They expressed their support for the recent Agricultural Reforms by the Government of India.
Over 1.67 crore farmers registered on e-NAM platform
19-Sep-2020 - 0 Comments.
As on 31 August 2020, a total of 1.67 crore farmers, 1.44 lakh traders and 83,958 commission agents and 1722 Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs) have been registered on e-NAM platform. A total trade value of INR 1,04,313 crore has been recorded on e-NAM platform, agriculture minister, Narendra Singh Tomar informed Rajya Sabha recently.
Fishcopfed eyes 500 fisheries cooperatives in the next 10 years
20-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
In order to develop fisheries sector, New Delhi based apex body of fishery cooperatives, Fishcopfed is eyeing to develop 500 FPOs in fisheries vertical in the next ten years.
Agri minister releases operational guidelines for formation, promotion of 10,000 FPOs
10-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar in a meeting with the states through Video Conferencing released a booklet on new operational guidelines for formation and promotion of 10,000 Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs).
‘FPOs will not only help in agricultural progress, but also create new avenues of development’, says Narendra Singh Tomar
06-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian agriculture & farmers’ welfare minister, Narendra Singh Tomar today said that Farmers’ Producer Organizations (FPOs) will not only help in agricultural progress, but also create new avenues for the development of the country.
Agri minister asserts Small Farmers’ Agribusiness Consortium role in formation of 10000 FPOs
15-Jun-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian agriculture & farmers’ welfare minister Narendra Singh Tomar has said the formation of 10,000 Farmer Producer Organizations lies with the Small Farmers’ Agribusiness Consortium.
Modi lauds working of Farmer Producers Organization scheme in Maharashtra
24-Apr-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi has lauded the work of Farmer Producers Organizations (FPOs) work in Maharashtra during the ongoing lockdown imposed due to COVID19.
IIT Mandi sings tripartite deal for setting up three FPOs in Himachal Pradesh
07-Apr-2020 - 0 Comments.
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mandi & Enabling Women of Kamand (EWOK) Society has inked a tripartite deal with the National Bank For Agriculture and Rural Development for setting up three Farmer Producer Organization in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh.