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India: Aquaconnect launches ‘Aquaconnect HUBS’ for Fish Farmers August 07,2020   |  Source: Krishijagran

India’s Leading Aquaculture Technology Company, Aquaconnect announced the launch of Aquaconnect HUBS, a first of its kind Direct to Farmer initiative. The integrated HUBS will help to accelerate the technology adoption with aqua farmers, improve last-mile connectivity and also source feed, health products & farm equipment. The first HUBS have been launched in the coastal cities of Andhra Pradesh - Bapatla, Ongole, and Avanigadda.

The company plans to launch 25 HUBS in the next two years in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat and aims to engage more than 45000 farmers. Aquaconnect HUBS will also enable direct connection to Banks for farmers to secure loans. The company has empanelled leading Banks and facilitates aquaculture loans to the fish and shrimp farmers. The HUBS will provide farm advisory solutions and act as a diagnostic centre for aquaculture.

Aquaconnect witnessed 10 x growths during the pandemic. Agri sector had a limited impact of COVID - 19 and it is the right time to improve the ecosystem for aqua farmers according to the company. The hubs will improve the support system for farmers and provide services on the ground today. The company will, directly and indirectly, employ 700 plus people via the HUBS. A World Economic Forum - Young Global Leader,

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