Chandigarh: In order to empower the agrian society of state, Ambuja Cement Foundation targeting to make over thirty seven thousand progressive farmer in the state by providing an improved package of practices. The program enables new agro-based technologies and creates market linkages for better return to farmers, thereby making farming a sustainable source of livelihoods in the region. ACF has already reached out to more than 24,000 farmers, covering 58,000 acres through a series of indigenous efforts in Punjab. ACF will also double the number of dairy cooperatives in next three years and increase the number of members in Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs) to 3000.
To promote new agricultural technology and improved crop management practices, ACF hadstarted the agro-based livelihood (ABL) program eight years back as part of its CSR efforts. Through this inclusive program, ACF extends support to farmers by promoting scientific knowledge on crop management and animal husbandry.
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