Flipkart Grocery has mentioned the corporate skilled and constructed capability for over 10,000 farmers throughout India to enhance their entry to nationwide markets and to gasoline development.
To this finish, Flipkart Grocery onboarded a number of Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs) to construct an “inclusive and sustainable” platform for farmer communities and farmer producer organisations throughout the nation, it mentioned in a launch.
To assist FPOs adhere to high quality requirements on e-commerce platforms, Flipkart mentioned it performed coaching and capacity-building programmes to strengthen the manufacturing of FPOs, small and marginal farmers. The coaching and training coated features of high quality produce resembling uncooked materials provide, repackaging facilities, verification of high quality produce, shopping for technique, buy order, fee phrases and circumstances, and logistics.
Small and marginal farmers included
Small and marginal farmers from Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala, Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Uttar Pradesh have been a part of this programme.
Flipkart additionally on-boarded FPOs together with ABY Farmers, Sri Sathya Sai MAC Fed, Jana Jeevana, Nirala Herbal, Sahyadri Farms Supply Chain and others.
Rajneesh Kumar, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Flipkart Group, mentioned, “By harnessing the facility of know-how, innovation and e-commerce, we can speed up socio-economic growth and create a optimistic influence on farmers’ livelihood by offering Farmer Produce Organisations with a large community of shoppers.’‘
Flipkart market supplied farmers and FPOs entry to over 400 million prospects throughout the nation, the e-tailer claimed.