Scope of the Academy

The major responsibilities of the FPO Academy will, inter alia, cover –

  • Capacity building of different stakeholders covering Board of Directors, CEOs, Bankers, CBBOs, officers from agriculture and line departments, recourses from NGO, Universities and other institutes included private sector.
  • Undertake research on different aspects of promotion, formulation and strengthening of farmer-organisations
  • Policy advocacy to the government based on the findings of research study and feedback received from the field.
  • Evolving different methodology/ models to facilitate FPOs linking with emerging marketing channels and export markets
  • Documentation and dissemination of success stories to different stakeholders. Academy will also imbibe good practices of FPOs in other countries and act as a repository of international knowledge
  • Provide consultancy in different areas of farmer producer organisation