Agriculture and COVID-19 | Expert Consultation

Consultations held with experts in the Indian Agricultural Sector on 13th-15th May, 2020 Consultation Sessions held between the SELCO Foundation staff and prominent experts and practitioners in the rice value chain covered the challenges across three key aspects- the effects of COVID-19 on the agricultural practice and market, main challenges in the said value chain […]

Cold Storage Operators in Agriculture and COVID-19 | Expert Consultation

Consultations held with experts in the Indian Dairy Sector on 7-9th May, 2020 Consultation Sessions held between the SELCO Foundation staff and prominent experts and practitioners in the Cold Chain and owners of Cold Storage Enterprises covered the challenges across three key aspects- the effects of COVID-19 on the market, main challenges across the value […]

Cotton Farming & Textiles and COVID-19 | Expert Consultation

Consultations held with experts in the Indian Textiles Sector in May, 2020 Consultation Sessions held between the SELCO Foundation staff and prominent experts and practitioners in the cotton farming and textile value chain covered the challenges across three key aspects- the effects of COVID-19 on the practice and market, main challenges in the said value […]

Indian Dairy Sector and COVID-19 | Expert Consultation

Consultations held with experts in the Indian Dairy Sector on 7-9th May, 2020 Consultation Sessions held between the SELCO Foundation staff and prominent experts and practitioners in the Dairy Value Chain covered the challenges across three key aspects- the effects of COVID-19 on the dairy market, main challenges across the value chain and the ecosystem […]

Indian Poultry Sector and COVID-19 | Expert Consultation

Consultations held with experts in the Indian Poultry Sector on 5-6th May, 2020 Consultation Sessions held between the SELCO Foundation staff and prominent experts and practitioners in the Poultry Value Chain covered the challenges across three key aspects- the effects of COVID-19 on the poultry market, main challenges in the poultry across the value chain […]

Expert Consultation | Impact and Challenges of Covid-19 in the Millet Value Chain

A Consultation Round-table held between the SELCO Foundation staff and prominent experts and practitioners in the Millet Value Chain resulted in identifying the impact and challenges of COVID-19 in the Millet Value Chain. The discussion took place covering the challenges across three key aspects- on and off farm activities, market channels and linkages, and financial […]

Expert Consultation | Impact and Challenges of Covid-19 in the Pottery Value Chain

Consultation sessions held between the SELCO Foundation staff and prominent experts and practitioners in the Pottery Value Chain resulted in a comprehensive analysis of the key challenges identified during COVID-19. The discussion took place covering the challenges across three key aspects- pottery related activities, market channels and linkages, and financial support. The consultation was held […]

Insights Report | Impact of COVID 19 on the Grassroots Financing Ecosystem

The Covid-19 crisis came on the back of slow rural economy with climate change and market issues plaguing the agricultural sector. Further acute banking sector problems, with non-performing assets (NPAs) was not the ideal starting point in the first place. Added to these banking woes has been a generalized credit crunch in the financial system […]

Insights Report | Impact of COVID19 on Communities

Overview of the impact and plan of actions necessary towards SELCO’s end-user communities. COVID-19 has brought immense impact to the lives of people across the world. With the rising number of active cases in India leading to unprecedented measures of economic lockdown, the cascading effects of which have disproportionately affected the marginalised communities. Livelihoods that […]

Insights Report | Impact of COVID19 on MSMEs (Sustainable Energy Enterprises & Efficient Technology Manufacturers)

Overview of the impact and plan of actions necessary towards sustainable energy distribution enterprises and technology developers A week into the COVID-19 lockdown, SELCO Foundation reached out to its energy enterprise partners who are part of its incubation program to assess the immediate repercussions on their business and stakeholders. More than 30 enterprises were interviewed […]