Launch of ‘Kabani’ pesticide free rice
‘Kabani’ pesticide-free rice produced by Wayanad Agriculture & Spices Producer Company Ltd (WASP) was launched by Elements in partnership with LEDS in the Kerala markets on November 1st 2014.
Completion of 100 trainings for CDB
LEDS has completed 100 trainings in partnership with Coconut Development Board in October 2014.
Palakkad Small Farmers Producer Company commences operation
The Palakkad Small Farmers Producer Company Ltd - a farmer collective incubated by LEDS have commenced operations in August 2014.
LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SOCIETY ( LEDS )
Local Economic Development Society (LEDS) is a social incubation agency that works for the economic empowerment of small producers and microenterprises by providing them with end-to-end support in specialised functions. LEDS comprises of socially committed professionals with rich and diverse experience in functions such as procurement, production, supply chain management, finance, IT, sales and distribution, marketing, social development etc; and in varied sectors such as government, NGO, Cooperative and Corporate. The common thread that binds the LEDS team is a commitment to leverage their knowledge and skills for the betterment of small producers and entrepreneurs.
LEDS would work for the economic empowerment of small producers and micro-entrepreneurs by assisting them in capacity building and in establishing enterprises and collectives of excellence, using market based strategies and by making available professional management and incubation services.