BIOWIN AGRO RESEARCH , MANANTHAVADY
Self reliant & vibrant farming community living in a sustainable and healthy environment with cherishing human values of love, justice, solidarity and human dignity as well as their equity in the social capital ascertained..
Biowin Agro Research is a Non-Profitable company established under Section 8 (previously Sn. 25C) of the Companies Act, 1956 with an intention to take over and upgrade the Organic Certification programme and allied agricultural activities of Wayanad Social Service Society (WSSS), with the motto of sustainable development and ensure the rightful share of the small scale farmers by responsible marketing of organically grown Indian Coffee, Spices and Fruits collecting from the misty historic hill folds of Wayanad - land of plantations and spices. Biowin Agro Research is an initiative of the Catholic Diocese of Manananthavady to support and facilitate its small scale farmers
Organizing and empowering the farming community to develop an unbeatable supply chain with ample standard of quality products to meet the satisfaction of customers through participatory development process coupled with innovative technologies and value addition without neglecting the rightful market share of the small scale farmers.
Establishment of WSSS as the official organisation of Catholic Diocese of Mananthavady for social action.
WSSS started its organic certification programme with 90 small scale farmers
Spices Board assistance to setup a spices processing unit with 25 KW where pepper grading and powdering machineries installed
Establishment of Farmer Producer Organisation named WOFFA with 444 farmers. WOFFA got Fairtrade accreditation on the same year
NABARD funded by KfW (Germany) under UPNRM project sanctioned a loan to setup a food processing centre and reach out the organic certification programme into 10000 farmers
MoC, Govt. of India through KINFRA and Coffee Bord under ASIDE supported to establish a modern food processing centre with 750KVA power and foundation stone for Bioland Agro Processing Centre was laid down on 09.01.2012
Registration of Biowin Agro Research as a non-profitable company under Sn.8 of Indian Companies Act
Inauguration of Bioland Agro Processing Centre on 10.10.2014. DEG (Germany) with Ecoland GmbH supported to upgrade the facilities in Bioland Agro Processing Centre.
Biowin Agro Research took over the Organic Certification programme of WSSS and its all agricultural allied activities.
Establishment of Farmer Producer Organisation named KAFFE with 4357 farmers. KAFFE got Fairtrade accreditation on the same year
Total number of farmers registered with our organic certification programme reached 18000.