Thavinjal tribesmen float firm to export organic coffee

KOZHIKODE: In what be a milestone in tribal empowerment, a group of 250 tribesmen at Thavinjal in Wayanad have floated the first tribal farmer producer company in the state. The farmers under Adima (denoting primitive) Tribal Farmers Producer Company Ltd would start exporting organic coffee, grown by them, to European markets from this harvest season.
The export would be handled by the not-for-profit company Biowin Agro Research, a company set up by Wayanad Social Service Society under NABARD’s Umbrella Programme For Natural Resource Management (UPNRM).