Isha’s Farmer Producer Organization (FPO) initiative aims to transform the Indian farmer’s life from one of debt traps, suicide and dwindling resources, to one of prosperity, market access and sustainability. Velliangiri Uzhavan Farmer Producer Organisation is a Isha supported FPO, which is facilitated by the Small Farmer Agribusiness Consortium [SFAC], Department of Agriculture. Starting operations in November, 2013 in Thondamuthur Block, Coimbatore district. The FPO provides technical, financial and marketing support for farmers.
Isha’s FPO movement is fueled by a vision to find micro- and macro-agricultural solutions to the farmer’s bottom line.
Poised to be the engine of change that rural India needs, this initiative aims to support farming communities to organize
themselves into profitable enterprises.