Enabling Farmers Reach Markets - a 'click-and-mortar' solution combining ICT platform and ground supply chain network to fix the agri crisis. Key pain areas for farmers is marketing support , rising input costs , migration of educated and skilled labour to cities and having to bear all wastage/transport costs for uncertain revenue. For any modern industry the various key functions like production, marketing, sales, HR and logistics are managed by professionals and backed by advanced software and ICT tools .
This year Nestlé has partnered with Ashoka, the world’s leading network of systems-changing social entrepreneurs. Together, we’re looking for individuals and businesses who are scaling up or generating new business models in the areas of nutrition, water or rural development.
Vetiver Solutions invests in communities by utilizing vetiver, a plant with an extensive root system that reduces erosion. We work with farmers to plant these living-plant barriers around crops using the Vetiver System, and then purchase the vetiver shoots to produce locally-sourced thread and yarn.
KPC helps women cassava farmers improve their livelihoods by making processing easier and the sale of finished products more profitable.