Farmer enterprise group is one of the categories of Agribusiness Support Fund. ASF provides support in creating Agribusiness Enterprises by organizing small farmers in shape of farmer enterprise groups.
To support the formation / creation of farmer enterprise group, ASF finances 100% of establishing FEG’s formation cost. The formation of farmer groups is outsourced to the eligible organization including RSP’s and other NGO’s having experience in the creation of farmer enterprise groups or similar groups for both community mobilization and credit delivery as well as linkages to agribusinesses.
Agribusiness Support Fund signed MOU’s with 9 RSP’s / NGO’s for formation of 1,180 farmer enterprise groups.
Detail of FEG’s:-
|Name of RSP / NGO||No. Of FEGs||Target Areas|
|Chitral, Baltistan, Gilgit|
|Jehlum (Pind Dadan Khan)|
|Sheikhupura, Nankana, Faisalabad, Kasur|
|Dist. Pishin, Ziarat|
|Peshawar, Charsadda, Haripur, Abbotabad, Mansehra|
|D. I. Khan, Kohat|
|District Nawab Shah, Umerkot, District Larkana|
Farmer enterprise groups established by these NGO / RSP’s under the terms of MOU are supposed to be engaged in or proposing to become engaged in the production, supply, processing and marketing of the agricultural produce for the purchase of eligible services.