Turning farming into fortune
September , 2018
Like many other farmers in Vidarbha, Gajanan and Subhash were also facing a financial crunch. Their economic conditions began improving after the Trusts intervened through the Sukhi Baliraja Initiative (SBI), and introduced them to sustainable agriculture practices
Seed for change
October , 2015
The Yeotmal Farmers’ Producer Company’s decision to initiate seed production and marketing through farmers' groups has had a fruitful effect
Grain festival to be organised by producer companies in Vidarbha
July , 2013
In a first of its kind initiative in Vidarbha, producer
companies, ie profit making companies owned by farmers have come together to
organise a Grain Festival in an endeavour to link the customers directly to the
producers of what they eat.
Sukhi Baliraja Initiative
The high cost of agricultural production, low yields and indebtness have
exacerbated the woes of farmers in the Vidharbha region in Maharashtra
state, resulting in farmer distress.