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Advanta seeds to focus on smallholder farmers with food security challenge

Abha Toppo
Abha Toppo
Kalandhar-reddy-UPL-PAC-741
Kalandhar Reddy with UPL PAC-741

The global food security challenge is straightforward. By 2050, the world must feed 9 billion people. The demand for food will be 60% greater than it is today. The United Nations has set Ending Hunger, achieving Food Security and Improved Nutrition, and promoting sustainable agriculture as the second of its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

 

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UPL Product PAC 741

Advanta Seeds is committed to UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) by focusing on smallholder farmers in regions with food security challenge.

Farmer’s First approach has been the major driver in all what we do. Key purpose is to provide farmers with high quality seeds and new seeds technologies to increase farmers’ prosperity.

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Mende Bhadraiah with UPL PAC 741

We feel privileged to announce that this year, around 43000 Kg’s of seeds are distributed across 17 states covering around 12500 farmers of India. This covers major field crops like Corn and Paddy.

Forage segment has done its bit towards the sustainability of Dairy enterprise.

 

Crop

Qty in Kgs

Farmers covered

States covered

Free Seeds distribution

Corn

25704.5

6426

Karnataka, Chattisgarh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, MP, Gujrat, Punjab, Haryana, Telangana, AP, UP

Forage

470

470

Punjab, Maharashtra

Paddy

16891

5630

Gujrat, Chattisgarh, UP, Jharkhand, MP, Bihar, Orissa, Assam, West Bengal, Ludhiana, Punjab

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