Establishment of Agri-Business Incubation centers under XIIth Plan scheme for National Agriculture Innovation Fund
Duration: 01/Jan/2015 - 31/Dec/2017
Locations: Asia / India
Project contact: Dr Kiran K Sharma (K.SHARMA@CGIAR.ORG)
Donor: Government department -national- state or local,Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)- Ministry of Agriculture- Government of India-India
Objectives:- 1. Handholding in establishment of new Agri-Business Incubators supported by ABI Fund. 2. Synchronize the process and system for effective delivery of agribusiness incubation services to entrepreneurs. 3. Enhance revenue and sustainability for operations of the Agri-Business Incubators through handholding and mentoring services. 4. Assisting National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM) in taking further the earlier done networking of ABIs. Outputs: â€¢ 28-30 Agri-Business Incubators established in the ICAR with systems and staff and brand leveraging for ICAR. â€¢ Successful operation of 90% of ABIs in terms of physical and financial performance.