The Small Farmers Agri Business Consortium (SFAC) has identified CIKS as a Resource Institution for the Formation and Strengthening of Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs) in December 2014. Work of this project is in progress in seven districts of Tamil Nadu – Cuddalore,Thiruvarur, Thanjavur, Kancheepuram Nagapattinam, Thiruvannamalai and Perambalur. In all the seven districts we are collaborating with the Department of Agri-Marketing and Agri-Business. 11 Farmer Producer companies are being nurtured under this project.