Coca-Cola and WWF announce new environmental goals
July 12, 2013

The Coca-Cola Company and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) are working to advance the Coca-Cola system’s sustainability stewardship with the announcement today of new, bold global environmental goals and…

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Vedanta organises cotton training programme for farmers of Odisha
July 10, 2013

Vedanta Aluminum Ltd, Lanjigarh in association with District Agriculture department of Kalahandi has come forward to facilitate farmers to grow cotton. Through this training and focus, Vendanta looks…

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Bringing entrepreneurship to the doorstep of farmers
May 21, 2013

Laxmi Prakash Semwal, Chairman of Shri Jagdamba Samiti (SJS), a Rishikesh-based NGO, believes that a business-driven model can not only empower marginalised farmers but can also promote sustainable…

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Business and farmers: A beneficial partnership
May 17, 2013

At one of the sessions of the “Partnering for Rural Prosperity: Farmers as Owners” business and farmers came together to discuss ways in which both can come together…

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Solutions for sustainable agriculture (Hindi)
April 26, 2013

This episode is based on the development of agriculture sector in India. With more than 60 per cent of Indian population involved in farming, agriculture is considered as…

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SEDF commits $10 mil for India’s low-income people
April 16, 2013

Soros Economic Development Fund (SEDF) backs Aspada Investment Company with $10 million to benefit India’s low-income sector. Aspada Investment Company will commit $10 million to early stage businesses…

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Corporate Social Responsibility in agri-food sectors
April 1, 2013

There is a crucial need to promote the agri-food sector and its concerned stakeholders like the poor farmers through corporate social responsibility.  Apart from benefiting the farmers it…

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Fairtrade Foundation extends supply chain to benefit small farmers
February 17, 2013

A new report shows how Fairtrade Foundation’s expansion of  its international supply chain  will enhance the relationship between big businesses and smallholder farmers in Africa, Asia and Latin…

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Fasal Intuit: Improving earning capacity of farmers
March 17, 2012

Fasal Intuit is a free SMS-based service that connects rural farmers in Gujarat, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh with buyers; provides them with real-time price information to make better…

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