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.

1 comment:

Rock Den said...

Creativity, Passion and Collaborations are common philosophies that would guide Social Entrepreneurship towards solving many societal problems that abound in East Africa. Is it therefore time to uptake in intoned unison by providing the time and resources for social enterprises