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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.The more tasty and original traditional paddy varieties of Kerala such as Gandhakashala, Chomala and Thondi, along with Uma have been introduced in the market. WASP works with the triple objective of conservation of environment, sustainable agriculture and food security. Kabani rice has a substantial environmental dimension as it is ensuring that paddy fields are not converted to commercial crops or real estate, which has disastrous consequences for Kerala.

Completion of 100 trainings for CDB

LEDS has completed 100 trainings in partnership with Coconut Development Board in October 2014. These trainings include ‘Friends of Coconut Tree- FoCT’ and ‘Leadership training for CPS office bearers’. The trainings have been held at various locations such as Kozhikode, Ernakulam, Alappuzha and Kanyakumari.

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. The company has already established three Fruits & Vegetable outlets in Palakkad district, each of which are operating very successfully. The company envisages entering into value addition and exports during the next financial year.

Exposure Visit

LEDS has arranged a one-day,Exposure visit for management team members from Kottayam district on August 07 2013.

Home Shop MIS Reports

Homeshop system data updated in Homeshop Reporting System till July 31,2013 and is available in the link http://www.ledsonnet.com/homeshop/index.html

Home Shop Training

The training for selected Homeshops in Thrissur District will be held at Melur Panchayath Meeting Hall, Thrissur on August 02 , 2013.

Venue: Melur Panchayath Meeting Hall,Thrissur
Dates: August 02 , 2013 from 10am to 4pm
Participants:Selected Homeshops at Melur Panchayath,Thrissur District

FoCT Training,Ujjaiyini Culture centre,Koyilandy,Kozhikode

Friends of Coconut Tree - FOCT training in Kozhikode District,Kerala for new batch will be held from July 29 to Aug 3,2013 at Ujjaiyini Culture centre, Koyilandy, Kozhikode,Kerala.

Venue:Ujjaiyini Culture centre, Koyilandy, Kozhikode,Kerala
Dates:July 29 to Aug 3,2013

Home Shop Training

The training for selected Homeshops in Allapuzha District will be held at Haripad Panchayat Hall, Allapuzha on July 22 , 2013.

Venue: Haripad Panchayat Hall, Allapuzha
Dates: July 22 , 2013 from 10am to 4pm
Participants:Selected Homeshops at Haripad Panchayath,Alleppey District

Training in Financial Management

LEDS has conducted a two-day workshop on 24 & 25th June,2013, 2013 in Financial Management for Homeshop Microenterprises in Alleppey district. The workshop involved basic financial concepts, book keeping practices and accounting procedures.

Dates: 24 & 25th June , 2013 from 10am to 4pm
Participants:Selected Micro Enterprises in Alleppey District

FoCT Training,Christhujyothi training centre,Kothamangalam,Ernakulam

Friends of Coconut Tree - FOCT training in Ernakulam for new batch will be held from June 24-29,2013 at Christhujyothi training centre, Kothamangalam, Ernakulam.

Venue:Christhujyothi training centre, Kothamangalam, Ernakulam
Dates:June 24-29,2013

FoCT Training,Assisi Bhavan,Puthenvilikara,Ernakulam

Friends of Coconut Tree - FOCT training in Ernakulam for new batch will be held from June 24-29,2013 at Assisi Bhavan, Puthenvilikara, Ernakulam.

Venue:Assisi Bhavan, Puthenvilikara, Ernakulam
Dates:June 24-29,2013

Homeshop Training

The training for selected Homeshops in Alleppey District will be held at Karthikapally Grama Panchayat Hall, Alleppey on June 01,2013.

Venue: Karthikapally Grama Panchayat Hall, Alleppey
Dates: June 01 2013 from 10am to 4pm
Participants:Selected Homeshops at Karthikapally Grama Panchayat,Alleppey District

Micro Enterprises Training

LEDS has conducted a two-day workshop on 8th and 9th May, 2013 in Financial Management for Homeshop Microenterprises in Pathanamthitta district. The workshop involved basic financial concepts, book keeping practices and accounting procedures.

Dates: 8th and 9th May, 2013 from 10am to 4pm
Participants:Selected Micro Enterprises in Pathanamthitta District

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