• India
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Mumbai, Pune and Nashik
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Financial Institutions
  • Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Sahyadri Farmers Producer Co. Ltd.
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
  • Agriculture and Forestry
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 5.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 15.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ FMO website

Updated in EWS Mar 6, 2020

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Project Description

According to the bank website, the project objective is "to finance (i) the construction of collection centres for warehousing and transport of produce, (ii) distribution centres with cold storage and a fleet of refrigerated trucks for managing logistics and transport, (iii) the rollout of retail stores in urban areas of Mumbai, Pune and Nashik and (iv) the expansion of the existing production plant."

Investment Description
  • Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO)
Private Actors

According to the bank, Sahyadri Farmers Producer Co. Ltd. established in 2011 in Nasik, India, is a farmer owned Farmer Producing Organization ("FPO"). Sahyadri procures, processes and markets fruits & vegetables from its farmer members; approx. 7.000 small and marginal farmers. The Company exports various fresh and processed products, mainly table grapes, to Europe, USA, Middle East and Asia, and sells fruits & vegetables to the domestic market.

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