MUMBAI, India, June 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Future Agriculture leader of India The program (FALI) has completed its 8th Gathering at Jain Hills in Jalgaon. In its eighth year, FALI has established itself as a unique, high-impact event that makes agriculture beautiful for the next generation by offering interactive learning, field visits, business plan competitions, and exposure and cutting.–farm and agribusiness. During the last academic year, FALI offered its programs to more than 11,000 (the eighth and the ninth standard) students pass through 135 government-aided rural schools in Maharashtra and Gujarat. The number of FALI alums today totals 25,000, many are pursuing higher education in science and agriculture and are the future leaders of Indian agriculture.
In its first eight years, FALI has received strong support from many leading businesses India: Godrej Agrovet, Jain Irrigation, UPL, Bayer and StarAgri.
At the FALI Conference, these companies joined the leaders of more than ten businesses and banks interested in supporting FALI 9 and beyond. These institutions believe that the results of FALI have changed the attitude of students and their parents, who used to see agriculture as a job that their children do not like. FALI students have adopted modern farming methods in FALI, parents see modern farming and farm industry as a promising way for their children.
Over the next ten years, FALI expects to increase the number of students in schools by 25% annually in Maharashtra and Gujarat, adding Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. At this rate, FALI would have supported the creation of over 2,50,000 Indian agricultural workers in the future. over the next few years. The Board at its recent AGM also agreed on programs for FALI alum students, internships, scholarships and seed money for the FALI alumni program.
Commenting on the Board’s decision to expand the scheme, Nadir B Godrej, Chairman, Godrej Agrovet Limited, and President of the Association for FALI, said, “Despite the impressive enrollment from the sector, the work farm and India losing it to the next generation. We need to work together to overcome economic, social and psychological barriers. FALI’s efforts have led more than 11,000 students to modern and sustainable agriculture in the past eight years. Today, as President of the FALI Association, I am pleased to announce our plans to expand the footprint of this innovative program to three more states. India. It is in line with our commitment to promote sustainable agriculture and agro-business among the next generation.”
FALI has received positive reviews from students and their parents. Many FALI students have improved their family farms, introducing high-quality crops with irrigation, better livestock breeds, and adopting best practices such as soil and dairy testing.
In FALI’s research, about 90% of FALI students decide that they have achieved success in agriculture and agro industry after completing the program. More than 90% of FALI students plan to pursue higher education, and about 30% of FALI alums work in agriculture while pursuing higher education. Almost 800 adults have started profitable agricultural enterprises.
The partners of FALI support the program with internships, scholarships and seed funding of ventures, making FALI a lifelong experience for many.
In the FALI Conference 8 there were two parts that June 1 and 2 and that June 4 on 5, 2022 at Jain Hills in Jalgaon, more than 800 of the top FALI students participated in a business plan and technology innovation competition held by senior managers of companies that are or are planning to support FALI.
Prominent FALI professionals who pursue their studies to build agri-business or implement impactful rural development programs participated in the 8th FALI Conference together with approximately 40 companies and bank leaders plans to support FALI 9 and above.
FALI students also interact with progressive farmers who have gone from farming to commercial success through the use of technology and good business practices.
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Godrej Agrovet Limited (GAVL) is a diversified agri-business, Research & Development focused agri-business company, dedicated to improving the productivity of Indian farmers by developing products and services that increase productivity and domestic animals. GAVL holds market positions in various markets in which it operates – animal feed, crop protection, oil palm, dairy and poultry and processed foods.
GAVL has a pan India Its presence and sales of more than one million tons per year of high quality animal feed and premium feed products for cattle, poultry, aqua feed and specialty feed. Our team has worked with Indian farmers to build massive oil palm plantations that help in mobilizing demand and providing access to edible oil. India. In the field of crop protection, the company meets the needs of farmers with innovative agrochemical offerings. GAVL through its subsidiary Astec Life Sciences Limited, is also a business-to-business (B2B) company that manufactures fungicides and herbicides. In dairy and poultry and processed foods, the company operates through its subsidiaries Creamline Dairy Products Limited and Godrej Tyson Foods Limited. Apart from this, GAVL also has a partnership with ACI group which Bangladesh for animal feed business and Bangladesh.
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FALI is based on Action Platform research which shows that many children and their parents do not want the next generation to enter agriculture, mainly because they see it as a poor job. , based on the experience of. of India many small farmers. FALI aims to change the minds of students and their parents and prepare young people will do well in modern agriculture and agro-enterprise. FALI is based on a successful American farmer program, designed with Indian realities in mind. The five leading Action Platform companies who are sponsoring this project – Godrej Agrovet, UPL, Bayer, Jain Irrigation and StarAgri – have participated in the curriculum development and are donating to us in the form of shade nets, irrigation , soil and milk tests in schools. , helps organize travel and events, and regularly participates and supports the annual FALI conference, innovation and business plan competitions. FALI works with its cost-sharing agreement of Asia the largest public education, Rayat Shikshan Sanstha, Satara and thirty of their schools. The video on FALI can be accessed at https://youtu.be/4IbrCqYfOHw
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