Walmart Foundation to invest over USD 3.5 million in West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh
New Delhi/Kolkata: Walmart Foundation on Tuesday announced three new grants in the states of Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal with the aim to empower smallholder farmers through the Farmer Producer Organisation (FPO) framework.
The Walmart Foundation announces two new grants to benefit over 81,000 smallholder farmers in India
Kolkata/New Delhi, Aug 27 (IBNS): Deepening its commitment to improving farmer livelihoods in India, the Walmart Foundation on Tuesday announced $4.8 million (approximately Rs. 34 crores) in grants to Digital Green and TechnoServe to enable programs that help smallholder farmers have access to agriculture technology, training on sustainable farmer methods, enhanced access to formal markets, and skill and capacity building for farmer producer organizations (FPOs).
Walmart Foundation invests nearly US$2M in â€˜Farmer Market Readiness Programâ€™ in India
Kolkata, June 27 (IBNS): Over 6000 farmers in Andhra Pradesh will move to an improved business model for better value chains and better incomes through an intensive two-year project supported by the Walmart Foundation in partnership with ICRISAT, an official statement by the company claimed.