Sunday, March 18, 2012

Funding Options for Social Entrepreneurs/ Agri-preneurs

In the recent 4th National Conference on Social Entreprenurship @ XLRI (Jan 27-29, 2012 on the theme of Rural Revival, the Inaugural Panel was on the "Opportunities & Challenges".

The three panelist/ speakers - Siddharth Tata (Agriculture Portfolio Manager, Acumen Fund - India), Paul Basil (Founder CEO, Villgro) and Pravesh Sharma (Managing Director, Small Farmers' Agribusiness Consortium) - spoke about the funding and support which is available in this space, and what their respective organisations have to offer.