> DCM Shriram Ltd: Meetha Sona Unnati
DCM Shriram LTD (DSL) is an agri-processing and chemical manufacturer, based in India, and their project takes place in Hardoi and Lakhimpur Kheri districts (Uttar Pradesh State).
DSL partnered with farmers, the IFC, Solidaridad and Coca-Cola and other organisations on the Meetha Sona Unnati project, to improve smallholder growing practices and yields and address the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The initiative centres around training and capacity building of farmers, water use efficiency improvements, soil health management, mechanisation, and good agricultural practices.
The partnership is also attempting to build a robust business case for the farmers with regards to adopting water efficient techniques and good agronomic practices in the field