Acumen Academy Launches New Climate Resilient Agriculture Accelerator in India
Develop your India agri-enterprise with a 10-week accelerator designed to help you develop and scale your business model
April 14, 2021
In India, about 70 percent of rural families — most of whom own less than five acres of land and earn less than $3 per day — depend on farming for their livelihoods. But climate-related stressors such as volatile temperatures, drought, pest attacks, and soil erosion — coupled with post-harvest losses due to food waste and spoilage — are damaging their crops, threatening their modest livelihoods, and impacting not only the sustainability of Indian agriculture, but food security around the globe.