Walmart Foundation announces $1.2 m grant to empower 15,000 women farmers in UP

BL Mangaluru Bureau

Walmart Foundation has announced a grant of $1.2 million to the Transform Rural India Foundation (TRIF). The grant is aimed at improving the rural livelihoods of 15,000 women farmers in Uttar Pradesh to increase their average base income. The two-year project will primarily focus on creating 10 self-sustainable women-led FPOs (Farmer Producer Organisations) and a platform for women farmers to strengthen and diversify their livelihoods.

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