Suresh Goyal is the Chairman & Managing Director of Agriwise, and one of the founder members of the company. A veteran in the field of agriculture, Mr. Goyal is responsible for providing overall direction and leading the company to achieve transformational growth.
Known for his vast knowledge in the field of agriculture, Mr. Goyal has over three decades of experience in running agriculture and farm related businesses like agri-financing, agri-procurement, commodity trading and warehousing. He has been closely involved with the agriculture movement and farmer communities in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Gujarat.
An expert in the commodities sector, he has been associated with leading Indian and global corporate in advisory and consulting roles related to procurement, warehousing and stocking of agri-commodities. He has also been associated with leading Indian banks in agriculture and rural lending initiatives.
He was the winner of the “Inspiring Entrepreneurs of India” award by Dare magazine in March 2011.
The Indian agriculture market is estimated to be worth INR 18,367 billion (2019) Currently, India ranks within the world’s five largest producers of over 80% of agricultural items, including many cash crops Easy availability of credit is a major driver of the Indian agriculture industry Many farmers and agribusinesses do not have access to timely and suitable credit leading to lower production...
The agriculture sector contributes significantly to the Indian economy in terms of revenue and employment It makes for around 16% of the Indian GDP and 4149 percent of the workforce employment But farming and related commercial activities are tough It requires labour, supplies, land, and equipment It also faces risks like vagaries of weather, shrinking farm sizes and pest infestation Limited...