Walmart Foundation to invest Rs 180 crore for farmer support
Updated : September 27, 2018 03:31 PM IST
Walmart India is also planning to grow its direct sourcing from farmers to 25 percent of produce sold in its Best Price cash and carry stores over the same period, to accelerate market access improvements and cut transportation costs for producers
The $25-million commitment includes a recently announced grant of close to $2 million to support International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics help smallholders generate more income.
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