Bayer CropScience Ltd is partnering with ITC Ltd’s Agri Business enterprise Division to prolong the attain of its crop security products by the ITC’s e-Choupal four. system. The partnership has commenced as a pilot task in Mysuru, the place tobacco is one of the main dollars crops.
The partnership will be progressively expanded to other geographies across India, Bayer reported in a assertion. As Covid-19 disrupts farming operations and on-farm advisory, this initiative will assistance farmers avail agri-inputs and electronic advisory on a well timed basis.
About 42,000 ITC farmers, masking sixty,000 hectares across one,one hundred villages in Mysuru area will profit from the partnership with Bayer. Farmers can put their buy for Bayer products by the e-Choupal four. system and keep track of their orders. Farmers with out accessibility to smartphones can put their orders on the net with assistance from Bayer & ITC’s subject staff members or even put offline orders.
“Bayer’s partnership with ITC aims to offer you personalized methods, enabling farmers to achieve greater harvests and development to sustainable agriculture. We also approach to leverage ITC’s comprehensive rural attain to produce ability developing for adoption of larger products stewardship and traceability of deliver,” D Narain, CEO & MD of Bayer CropScience, reported.
Sanjiv Rangrass of ITC reported the e-Choupal four. system aims at offering on-demand crop advisory joined to products & providers across the value chain. “ITC’s collaboration with Bayer will help accessibility to quality inputs by digitalising the local market eco-system for farmers. This will leverage Bayer’s expertise in agri-inputs and ITC’s deep-rooted linkages with farmers by the e-Choupal four. system, thus producing value and a manufacturer of belief for the farmers,” he additional.
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