Health

Protecting the right of citizens to healthy and nutritious food.



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Wealth

Protecting the right of indigenous farmers to fair revenue share and sustainable livelihood with social security.



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Employment & entrepreneurship

Generating employment for youth and creating entrepreneurial opportunities for all through cultivation, processing and manufacturing at local level .

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ABOUT MDF

Mushroom Development Foundation (MDF) is a not for profit citizen based organization started in 1994 in finding livelihood based solutions from agricultural waste and providing nutritional food security to the nation.

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Objective

The objective of the project is to resolve the gaps existing today in scaling up the mushroom cultivation with an innovative approach so that the activity becomes sustainable beyond the project implementation period as mentioned below:

To bring in Awareness on mushroom consumption in the city and awareness on cultivation through the weekly markets in the rural areas and daily markets in the urban areas by using practical demonstration audio, video, print publicity materials etc.

At the weekly rural market mushroom spawn, Technical guidance, Life demonstration on mushroom production. Mushroom Houses etc. will be exhibited and all required planting materials etc, will be made available.

Assuring continuous supply of quality spawn to the participating farmers in collaboration with all concern project.Organize community governance mechanism to manage collection and distribution system for sustainable growth.

Organize farmers by teaming up for doing business with an additional livelihood opportunity from available agriculture waste by producing mushrooms.Effective handholding for sustainable growth of the mushroom industry for the participants through the FDU

8

STATES

32

DISTRICTS

800+

VILLAGES

120000

FARMERS

APPROACH

Selection:

    Socio-economic survey
    Mushroom demonstration unit
    Community participation.

Field Demonstration:

    Mushroom Demonstration Unit.
    Proof of concept in the field
    Local Training facility.

Training:

    Interested and needy farmers selected through demonstration unit
    Planting materials.

FPO & Marketing:

    The farmers are organized around the demonstration unit in a Hub and Spoke model.
    The linkages to the markets are created through a Mushroom Awareness Campaign.

MEET OUR CREW

Pranjal Baruah

Bijoy

CHANDRAJIT

Pabitra

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TESTIMONIALS

Thanks MDF Pranjal sir and his work inspired many people 'Includes me' I have the opportunity to go few step with sir and I am thankful to you.One day eco friendly intigreted livelihood mission.e-film will be the game changing twist to this changing economy.In the end thanks for your faith on me till date.

Rangan Roy

Pranjal Sir is an inspiration to me. With his guidance and support I am being able to make better choices throughout my life.

Mintu Talukdar

Great Work. I am really impressed and looking for your work to extend to the women in Africa especially Nigeria.

Chi Tola

LATTEST BLOG

Inauguration of the MDU on 24th April by Shrijut M G V K Bhanu, Additional Chief Secretary and Guest of Honour Shrijuta Nandita Hazarika Mission Director, ASRLMS and now work is progressing in the MDU's.

TODAY'S WORKSHOP AT METILI BLOCK, JALPAIGURI DISTRICT IN WEST BENGAL.

Get In Touch With Us

We are here to help. Want to learn more about our us? Please get in touch, we'd love to hear from you!

32 LAMB ROAD, AMBARI,Gauhati

mushroom_assam@mushroomfoundation.org

+ 098540 03003