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Impact Companies Tag: Farmers 9

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AgroMantaro


PE

AgroMantaro is a Peruvian agro processor of artichokes and jalapenos that sources from small scale farmers throughout Peru and has located its processing plant in the central Peruvian Andes. By maintaining long term relationships with customers like General Mills and McCain AgroMantaro provides a steady income to hundreds of small scale farmers as well as job security for more than 600 employees at its processing plant 90 percent of whom are women employed in their first formal job. AgroMantaro's growth is critical in these rural regions where most farmers earn little income and unemployment is at 30 percent. Since becoming a Root Capital client in 2010 AgroMantaro has been able to increase sales and production by 50 percent.

Agriculture, forestry & fishing

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Agrostar


India

AgroStar aims to transform Agri business for farmers in rural India. AgroStar have built a direct to farmer m commerce platform through which farmers can procure agri inputs needed for their farms by simply giving a missed call on the platform and eventually accessing the mobile app. AgroStar is headquartered out of Pune and currently operates in the states of Gujarat Maharashtra Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. Farmers in these states can procure an entire range of good quality and branded agri inputs like seeds crop nutrition crop protection and agri hardware products through the company's m commerce platform.

Agriculture, forestry & fishing

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Community Farmers Markets


United States of America

Community Farmers Markets was founded in 2011 by leaders in the local food movement in Atlanta GA to meet the demand for more efficiently managed community based sustainable farmers markets. These stakeholders included farmers and local leaders who worked for a more vibrant local food system and who have special interest talents or resources to build a stronger local food movement. CFM serves as an umbrella organization with community level Market Community Groups (MCGs) for each market that maintain the identity and culture of each market. CFM is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.The mission of Community Farmers Markets is to develop a local food infrastructure for long term sustainability and meaningful community impact. Our purpose is to preserve root and grow a diverse local food culture by maintaining an authentic space for all people to share community fair food and healthy lifestyles while providing a sustainable living for producers who steward the earth.

Agriculture, forestry & fishing

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Fruiteq


Burkina Faso

Fruiteq, a private export company founded in 2005, buys organic and Fair Trade fresh mangoes from more than 500 small-scale producers to whom they provide technical training and financial support. Fruiteq is located in Burkina Faso, a landlocked West African nation where more than 70 percent of the population lives on less than $2 per day. Root Capital financing has enabled Fruiteq to expand its supplier base, fulfill orders, and provide much-needed income in an impoverished nation. \r\n

Agriculture, forestry & fishing

Company

GreenFingers Mobile


South Africa

GreenFingers Mobile is a mobile technology platform which manages and finances large groups of smallholder farmers in value chains.GreenFingers Mobile replaces pen and paper based management systems with real time big data to reduce transaction costs and enable the efficient inclusion of smallholder farmers in global value chains.GreenFingers Mobile was initially piloted in 2013 and fully established in 2015. The technology solution currently operates in three countries managing over 5000 smallholder farmers across commodities like ABE chilli soy sorghum and maize.

Information, communication & technology

Company

Smart Agri Solutions


Smart Agri Solutions provides modular off grid packhouse and storage facilities so that rural smallholder farmers can be incorported into commercial agricultural value chains.

Agriculture, forestry & fishing

Company

Sunshine Agro Products Limited


Belgium

The aim of our existence is to create a positive impact for people in rural areas through agricultural production. The concept of the business focuses on promoting ‘agriculture as a business’ for rural farmers and by so doing they focus on providing skills directly through training farmers, providing to farmers direct contacts with inputs’ suppliers, providing direct and sustainable markets by buying back quality produce from farmers. Finally, the concept focuses on branding and packaging those products and selling to local, regional and international retailers and consumers. This is the only way they can help improve the livelihoods of thousands of poor people.

Agriculture, forestry & fishing

Company

Syngenta Foundation


Switzerland

We are a non-profit organization established by Syngenta under Swiss law.

Agriculture, forestry & fishing

Company

Zamgoat


Zambia

Zamgoat is Zambia's first dedicated and innovative commercial aggregator processor and distributor of goat meat and related products. As a mission driven company pioneering value addition and improved distribution in the goat value chain the company serves the growing urban demand for goat products in Zambia and around the region while on the other hand also empowering rural communities largely smallholder farmers by now creating a sustainable market opportunity for goats.

Agriculture, forestry & fishing

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