Farms and Farmers (FnF) was started by alumni of IIT Kharagpur and IIT Delhi in 2010. FnF aims to maximize profit per unit area of land for small and marginal farmers. We provide 360 degree services of cultivation - right from the crop selection to marketing.FnF has a strong advisory board which comprises of scientists of Agriculture and Food engineering IIT Kharagpur, Rajendra Agriculture University Pusa, Birsa Agriculture University Ranchi and many progressive farmers of the country.
The Creating Shared Value Council have selected six incredible Finalists: Fishers & Changemakers from Philippines; IDESAM from Brazil; Inka Moss from Peru; KadAfrica from Uganda, Maji Mamas from Kenya; Mumm from Egypt!
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.