farmers activities

RAW MATERIALS

Spices, Coffee, Cocoa are are available through our net work of farmers in Kerala. Manarcadu Social Service Society having Member strength of 1000 plus Small & Marginal farmers having land areas of 0.5 Hectares to 4 Hectares and planting area located in Hi-ranges of. The real steep areas are facing lack of transportation facility, and looting of Village traders.

Now after our Intervention and implementation of Fairtrade System, our group of Small Farmers are sharing the information about the Prices, Cost of Production and Quality upgradation . We are sending daily Market Prices to our farmer by Mobile SMS. we started Farmer driven Collection centers at these hilly areas. Our procurement team will regularly visit such collection centers and bringing commodities to our main factory at Manarcadu. supply of Agri-inputs like Biopesticides for eg. bevarria, copper sulphates to our farmers through Fair-trade Premium Projects in order to support the productivity increase of farms.

We supplied Pulping Machine &solar Tunnel Dryers at village level to produce Value added Washed coffees . We provide training courses to our Women Members in ‘selective plucking’, ‘processing’ and ‘proper storage’ to overcome the skilled lab our shortage; to an extent..

Besides all these, we are providing ‘Plant Doctors service ’ to extent free technical support to our farmers for the production and processing of coffee, spices & Cocoa.

ADMINISTRATION

Our documentation and administration work are being done at the centralized offices at Kottayam & Idukki.

ORGANISATION CHART

The Elected Board of Directors would directly handle the overall supervision of the procurement , we have qualified , Purchase Head , Certification Managers, Field auditors to implement the systems

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