A variety of factors ranging from climate change, uncertainty in yields and prices, and lack of financial services affect risk in agriculture at the ground level. Similarly, global commodity markets and trades risk incorrect information, price arbitrage and demand-supply manipulation. These factors not only endanger agricultural incomes but also undermine the viability of the agriculture sector as a whole besides posing a danger to other participants in the market.
PBHCL is committed to identify and distribute risks more equitably through the value chain to insulate farmers from income shocks and ensure they get a fair price for their produce. Through better communication about supply and demand, financial risk management schemes, constant monitoring and reporting to ensure that risks are identified early PBHCL is committed to reduce risk. With these measures, we aim to improve efficiency in warehouse storage, loan management and streamline the overall functioning of the value chain.
“The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.”
― Masanobu Fukuoka, The One-Straw Revolution