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  1. 1. ISAP -Indian Society of Agribusiness Professionals A PERSPECTIVE
  2. 2. About Us…ISAP is a Non-Governmental STATES:Not for Profit Organizationincorporated in 2001 underSection -25 of the Indian Maharashtra Punjab AssamCompanies Act . Orissa Haryana NagalandOne of the largest networksof agriculture and Alliedprofessionals in the world Bihar Himachal Mizoramwith a network of : Pradesh 15000 members Madhya Jammu & Karnataka 10000 experts , Pradesh Kashmir 200 chapters and Andhra Rajasthan 475 NGO’s. Pradesh Indian Society of Agribusiness Professionals
  3. 3. Awards: National Award on E-governance 2007-08 by Government Of India for ICT Intervention Most Promising Social Enterprise Award 2002 – Indo -US Knowledge Trade Initiative Award winner of the Manthan Award South Asia 2009 for delivery of knowledge based services in “e- Enterprise and Livelihood” for the Kisan Call Center. Accreditations: Recognized “Chamber of Commerce” by Ministry of Commerce, GoI Recognized Nodal Training Agency of “MANAGE”, Ministry of Agriculture, GoI Special Consultants’ status with United Nations-Economic & Social council (ECOSOC).6 Indian Society of Agribusiness Professionals
  4. 4. ISAP Domain of WorkTrainings:Farmer training & Capacity Building in Good AgriculturalPractices (GAP); Training of Trainers; Agri-Entrepreneur Development(EDP); Vocational Skills Training ICT Based interventions : Query Redress Service; CISCO/OWSA Kisan Call Centre-Bhopal-Govt. Of Madhya Pradesh Community Radio Station- Vidisha- Govt. Of M.P. Market Linkages: Buyer Seller meet for Fruits and Aromatic & Medicinal Plants Research Studies: Cluster mapping Monitoring and evaluation/ Impact Assessment Indian Society of Agribusiness Professionals
  5. 5. Grass Root Extension…Farmer Training Farmer Awareness Other FarmerPrograms: Programs: Trainings: Farm Field Schools Field Demonstration IEC Bee keeping Exposure visits Farmer Awareness Para Vet Good Agricultural Camps HorticulturePractices Street corner Baithaks Biosafety Technical trainings Kisan Goshtis Master trainingincluding: Exposure Visits NGO/SHG capacity Soil Health building Input Management Balance Fertilizer Use Seed Drip-Irrigation Water Conservation Intercropping Indian Society of Agribusiness Professionals
  6. 6. Exposure Visit –Drip Irrigation , KVK Bundi Farmer Awareness Camp in Adilabad Field Demonstrations- Maize , Hindoli Beekeeping Training in Nagaland Indian Society of Agribusiness Professionals
  7. 7. Entrepreneurship Development Program-MANAGE (Since`06) Program Achievements: J&K 55 9 centers across 8 states in India Trained 1500+ unemployed Agri-graduates HP 75 475+ Agri –ventures established 800+ bankable Detailed Project reports MP 22 Program Highlights Handholding support for one year. Haryana 80 Formulation of bankable Detail Project Report (DPR) Helping candidates get their DPR’s approved by the Punjab 81 Bank Helping candidate receive subsidy from NABARD. Helping the candidates to obtain the license for input Assam 90 trade. Establishing contact between industry and candidates Jharkhand 69 Helping candidates procure technology/ software / machinery Nagaland 9 60 days Residential training program in Agriculture & allied Subjects. Indian Society of Agribusiness Professionals
  8. 8. Vocational Skills Training SGSY Skill Development Program For MORDStates Training In Orissa Madhya Para Vet Pradesh Rural Retail Maharashtra Rural Finance Indian Society of Agribusiness Professionals
  9. 9. ISAP –Skill Development InitiativeRegistration-Madhya Pradesh Group Activity-Dhar Classroom Training-Raisen On- site Training-Vidisha Mock Interviews-Sehore Certificate Distribution-Sehore Indian Society of Agribusiness Professionals
  10. 10. ISAP Interventions using ICT…• Query Redressal Kisan Call Centre, Community Radio Services (QRS) Bhopal Station –Sironje IVRS based Crop Live calls from 50 watt transmitter Advisory funded by farmers from all over First ever Farm CISCO/ OWSA for MP Centric Community over three years Team of 30 domain Radio Station. Addressed more than experts in Agriculture Voicing voiceless 2.0 Lakh farmer and allied subjects marginalized section of queries from working in two shifts. the community Himachal Pradesh, 7am to 7 pm, Seven Addressing Uttar Pradesh and days a week community issues Madhya Pradesh. Responding to 10,000 Phone In Received sector queries per month Programmes with specific e-governance Have resolved experts. award for ICT in 300,000 queries in the Impacting more than Agriculture 2007-08 last 18 months. 50,000 rural folks from Govt. Of India Indian Society of Agribusiness Professionals
  11. 11. Kisan Call Center, Bhopal Community Radio Station , Sironje Community Radio Station , Sironje Indian Society of Agribusiness Professionals
  12. 12. Market Linkages…S.No Event Venue Year1 Seminar and exhibition on Cultivation , Bihar December 2004 Processing techniques and marketing of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants2 Banana Festival And Conference New Delhi August 20053 Dairy Value Chain workshop Chennai January 20064 Honey Buyer –Seller Meet New Delhi June 20065 Conference on Fruit Industry of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh November 2006 Himachal Pradesh and Buyer seller meet6 Indo-Canadian Agril.Business Partner New Delhi February 2007 meet7 National Buyer -Seller Meet on Apple IMPA, Srinagar, J&K June 2007 and Temperate fruits and nuts .8 International Meet on Herbal and Pragati Maidan, New October 2007 Medicinal Plants Delhi9 Horti-Expo 2008 coinciding with 3rd OUAT Bhubaneshwar November 2008 Indian Horticultural Congress ,Orissa Indian Society of Agribusiness Professionals
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  14. 14. Blocks covered over 4 years Amravati – 6 Adilabad – 8 Bhilwara – 6 Bundi – 3 Across 1050 villagesProject Duration 4 Years – 2009 to2012Target GroupDirect Intervention-10,000 Farmers* in groups of 25 each *400 groupsExpected Ripple Impact on 100,000 Farmers * An initiative in collaboration with Monsanto Indian Society of Agribusiness Professionals
  15. 15. Specific Interventions:1. Farmer participatory long term investment: a) Seed - cum - fertilizer drill b) Watershed development for life saving irrigation2. Inter cultivation of maize (also bajra and cotton) with pigeon pea tointensify cropping system yielding two crops instead of one (as at present)3. Different maturity hybrids to suit different soil types and soil moisture /rainfall regimes to ensure best returns farm land /minimize production risks4. Low cost safe storage for seed / grain5. Lower cost of production with unconventional technology and home-made inputs like manure, compost, vermi-compost, organically preparedinsecticides6. Two contra-productive practices discouraged and discontinued a) Row to row distance standardized in maize hybrids b) Mixing of seed and fertilizer at sowing discouraged and discontinued Indian Society of Agribusiness Professionals
  16. 16. OCP-Soil Health Intervention:•3000 Farmers in Pulse Growing hub of Gulbarga , Bidar and Raichur• 100 farmers groups of 30 farmers each In six Blocks – Balki, Basva Kalyan Afzalpur, Aalond, Cheetopur and Raichur. •Soil Analysis •Soil Health card with advisory •Farmer Helpline- QRS Services on for and field •Field Demonstration of Red Gram with Moong Intercropping •Adopt methods like Micro-Irrigation Propagation •Dibbling •Inter Cropping •INM and IPM PracticesFarmer Training Exposure Visits of Farmers •Pre-sowing Training, INM , IPM and •To conduct successful demos GAP •To KVK’s and SAU’s etc. •Pre and Post Harvest Training. •Value Addition at Farm Level and Market Linkage •Small Dal Mill in each district •Linking Input Dealers , Bulk Buyers and Farmer Groups Indian Society of Agribusiness Professionals
  17. 17. CCA- American Society of Agronomy… …Strengthening the Agri -Extension network in IndiaPartners – ISAP, ASA & IRRI Funded by BMGF, WB & USAIDBackground CCA program started by ASA in 1991 in USA More than 13,000 CCAs in USA & FEES: Canada ` 7,721 for Government Employees ` 10,478.50 for Others India, the first country outside North American Continent to provide CCA program SALIENT FEATURESImpact – Farm Advisory of Global Certificate issued by ASAStandards, Constant Knowledge Up Recognized in USA, Canada &gradation, Recognition, Respect from IndiaEmployers & Clients, Better Job Continuous EducationOpportunities Improves quality of FarmBeneficiaries - Agri Input Industries, Govt. advisoryExtension System, Researchers, Improves Career ProspectsAcademicians & of course, FARMERFrequency of Exams: Twice a year (June &December) Indian Society of Agribusiness Professionals
  18. 18. ISAP Health Care Initiatives…26 Arsenic WaterTreatment Plants setup in West Bengal forthe farmingcommunity . Health Camp- Nabhagram10,000 People havebeen providedmedicines from 8medical camps .25 bed hospital -2 No. Arsenic Water Treatment Plant Indian Society of Agribusiness Professionals
  19. 19. Health Care Camps Eight Medical camps Over 25,000 Patients11/19/2010 Indian IndiCare Agribusiness Professionals Society of 19
  20. 20. Drinking Water Initiatives 26 Arsenic Removal Plants have been set up so far in 3 phases Each plant has 2000 liters capacity storage tanks to serve 250-300 families every day. User Committees, each comprising of 8-15 local people as members at each of the locations ensures the effective usage and maintenance of the Plant.Indian Society of Agribusiness Professionals 11/19/2010 20
  21. 21. Medicare Facilities Construction of 2 Modern Hospitals under PPP mode in West Bengal 30 bedded facility with separate male and female wards, Operation Theatre, X- Ray Unit, Doctors’ Chambers, USG unit, Pre and Post Operative Units, other supportive facilities like washrooms, nursing station, conference room and a medical shop.11/19/2010 Indian IndiCare Agribusiness Professionals Society of 21
  22. 22. Project Golden Rays-Baran… Staff Orientation and trainings Distribution of Seed :Distributon of 10 MT Corn Seed to 2000 selected Sahariya Tribals in Kisanganj and Shahabad blocks of Baran district, creating pre sowing awareness about hybrid corn cultivation. Capacity Building workshops on GAPs : Farmers capacity building 8 workshops on GAPs for 250 farmers each during crop season. Capacity Building workshops on Pre and post harvest management practices : 8 Capacity building workshops for 250 farmers each during pre harvest stage. Monsanto Agri Extension Services to the farmers : Various Agri Extension support activities during various crop management phases. Indian Society of Agribusiness Professionals
  23. 23. Front Line Demonstrations…Cotton and MaizeCovering Three states ofRajasthan , Maharashtraand Andhra PradeshMore then 1000demonstrations throughthe full crop cycle Field Demonstration -Cotton Indian Society of Agribusiness Professionals
  24. 24. With Qualcomm… Training by ISAP240 Retail entrepreneurs exploring new aspects of Using Brewbusiness using ICT on Brew Platform. ApplicationIncreasing possibilities of business and introducing Bestdomains of commerce in rural hinterland . Practices in ManagingUtilizing the untapped potential by opening up the Cash Flowmarket for idle machines in rural India. InventoryEmpowering the youth by providing information of Mgmtthe opportunities available. ProvidingImproving ROI of the rural Entrepreneur by improved CommodityWorking Capital Management. Prices ClassifiedEmpowering rural customer such that s/he can utilize for Ruralproducts as per their needs and not as per the Servicesmarket availability. Indian Society of Agribusiness Professionals
  25. 25. Present Outreach & Operations Assam – EDP (Manage), Training Programmes for SIRD, CIH, National Bee Board, SIRD Bihar- Krishi Soochana (through SMS) Haryana- EDP(Manage), Krishi Soochana (through SMS) Himachal Pradesh- EDP (Manage), QRS Jammu &Kashmir – EDP (Manage) Jharkhand- EDP (Manage), Krishi Soochana (through SMS) Madhya Pradesh- ATMA, Kisan Call Center, Community Radio Station, EDP (Manage), SGSY Maharashtra – SGSY, CTLCs , SYI Project Share Orissa- SGSY , Punjab- EDP (Manage), Krishi Soochana (through SMS) Rajasthan – Field Research Organic farming, SYI Project Share UP & Uttarakhand- Krishi Soochana (through SMS),QRS States to be covered under new Projects : Andhra Pradesh Indian Society of Agribusiness Professionals
  26. 26. Senior Management…Mr.N.V.Ramana (Chairman): B. Tech. (Dairying), PGDM (IIM Ahmedabad). Has 28 years ofwork experience in Agri-commodities trading, animal feed industry, input sourcing, supplychain management and consulting services.Sunil Khairnar (Vice Chairman) B.Tech (Agriculture) , PGDM (IIMAhmadabad). Has 17 years of work experience in Agri commodities trading,animal feed husbandry, input sourcing and consulting services.Rajeev Dar (Chief Executive Officer): Dairy Technologist, PGDM (IIM Ahmadabad).27 years of experience in industries including Dairy and food processing, FMCG,Pharma and International Trading . With 15 years of corporate experience he has beenan entrepreneur for 12 years in India and abroad.Dr S Chandra (Director – Agri. Extension) Former ADG (ICAR), Ex-Director(IIPR , Kanpur) Indian Society of Agribusiness Professionals
  27. 27. Thank You !Indian Society of Agribusiness Professionals