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Harvesting Farmer Network(HFN) is an initiative focused on providing market linkages to 120 million smallholder farmers in India. Its grassroots level efforts combined with data & technology has already brought together 3.7 million farmers onto a single platform, with the goal to make smallholder farming profitable.
Harvesting Farmers Network (HFN) is building a technology and data-driven Intelligence engine which will help bring speed, accuracy, and transparency to the world’s largest and oldest industry, i.e. Agriculture. With direct connections with farmers, digitally and on-ground, expert advisory, high quality and affordable input, and better pricing for farm produce, it aims to uplift the lives of farmers and drive financial inclusion for them.
Ruchit G Garg is the Founder and CEO of Harvesting Farmer Network. Ruchit worked in the USA for over 11-years in companies like Microsoft and moved to India a few years ago, to work with farmers. Ruchit has helped build XBOX, Microsoft OS, Windows phone as well as India’s first commercial text-to-speech system in Hindi. Ruchit holds Masters in Computer Application and is an advisor to technology startups and has spoken at several national & international conferences.