TAFE focussing on expanding Jfarm in Africa

Coimbatore, Sept 9 (PTI) Tractors and Farm Equipment Ltd (TAFE) was focusing on expanding its Jfarm, a model of integrated farm practises aimed at enhancing production and productivity, in African countries, a top company official said.

There was good potential for agriculture in some of the African countries, with good yield, particularly organic agriculture and the company wanted to expand its activities there, TAFE Chairpeson an CEO Mallika Srinivasan said.

Jfarm was successfully implemented in Rajasthan, in a replication of the pioneering efforts of the initiative in Tamil Nadu. It was beneficial to farmers of Rajasthan and subsequently to those from nearby states.