NEW DELHI: Ambuja Cement Foundation supports Somnath Farmers Producer Company (SFPCL) from Gir district, Gujarat wins the FPO (Farmer Producer Organization) Impact Award 2018 for Excellence in Market Integration.
The Award was presented by D Paul, CEO – Rabobank and Yadvendra Yadav, Additional Secretary, NITI Ayog to Ramsingh Bhai Mori, President of SFPCL and Kirit Jasani, Senior Project Coordinator. The Award ceremony was a part of the Livelihoods Asia Summit 2019 which took place in Delhi on 28th January 2019.
Ambuja Cement Foundation (ACF) works closely with farmers to help them increase their yield and productivity. They are empowered with the latest skills, knowledge and techniques to enable them to grow high yield, profitable crops. They also work in partnership to focus on developing community based institutions to ensure long term sustainability of initiatives.
Impact Awards is an initiative of ACCESS Development Services institutionalized in partnership with Rabobank. It is an endeavor in recognizing and encouraging exemplary FPOs that have overcome various challenges, to successfully build self-sustaining businesses and contribute meaningfully to the member community.
On receiving the award, Pearl Tiwari, Director, Ambuja Cement Foundation stated, “Ambuja Cement Foundation is proud of Somnath Farmers Producer Company for being a recipient of Impact Award 2018 for Excellence in Market Integration. Ambuja Cement Foundation will continue to support the communities and transforming into thriving, prosperous communities with strong livelihoods to support them.”
ACF has created a significant societal impact over the past 25 years. As a grassroots, pan India implementing organization, ACF harnesses the power of partnerships – between communities, Governments and like-minded corporates and NGOs, to help solve pressing community problems and foster prosperity in rural communities.