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Confarm Initiative

News:In Telangana, a unique initiative titled Consumer-Farmer(Confarm) is being implemented to ensure food availability to consumers and secure income for farmers.

Facts:

  • The Confarm initiative was started in 2018 by Deccan Development Society (DDS) and Disha Collective, the two community-level organisations.
  • Under this, consumers support a group of farmers in the beginning of a farming season with about Rs 12,500 per acre for their farming needs.
  • In return, at the time of harvest, consumers are given products according to the value they invested leaving the middlemen out.
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