About Us

BoP Connect is a social venture that innovates in creating market-driven solutions to tackle the challenges in agriculture and farming, primarily among smallholder farmers. We create a platform for the smallholder farmers to connect them to the market, provide technical assistance, and design a technology interface to keep track of data and transactions.

"VISION"

Foster local production and local consumption by creating direct farmer to consumer linkages.


"MISSION"

To enable a technology-driven platform that will drive sustainable, perennial agriculture production, market linkages, technical assistance to the farmers, and increased intake of nutritional food products among consumers.

  • Local production through natural means
  • Diversification of fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Local consumption and nutritional value for the consumers

Small Intensive Plot (SIP) Farming

problem

Problem

India and a larger part of the world is increasingly facing a huge socio-economic development challenge resulting from the fact that smallholder farmers are becoming increasingly unsustainable. ¬†Of the 100 …

landscape

Landscape

Smallholder Farmers – ¬†Globally, smallholder farmers amount to 450 million and India accounts to one-fourth of the smallholder population. Agriculture is the primary occupation and source of income for their …

solution

Solution

BoP Connect introduces “Small Intensive Plot (SIP)” farming, which focuses on the minimum available acreage of land to create a sustainable farming system of continuous, ongoing food production. The production …

business

Business Model

Set-up SIP farming system on a 0.25 acre of farm land within 400 km of an urban metropolis/city.

 

Enroll urban households willing to procure fresh food on a daily basis. Create …

prototype

Prototype

We are experimenting with the SIP farming model in a farm, 25 kilometers from the city center. The current phase is to to use the SIP farming model to create …

  • Local production through natural means
  • Diversification of fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Local consumption and nutritional value for the consumers

Team

  • Local production through natural means
  • Diversification of fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Local consumption and nutritional value for the consumers