Kheti Venture Pvt Ltd
Business Description: The Kheti Farm App provides integrated solutions by digitising agriculture value chains. The provision of timely advice (allows farmers to produce vegetables more efficiently by providing timely farming advice) and Kheti food app (allows business and consumers to purchase quality agricultural products from the app and the ordered produce reaches their doorstep), engaging in post-harvest management, creating stronger links between different actors along the value chain, and facilitating transactions between farmers and consumers.
Current areas of operation: Province 3 – Bhaktapur, Chitwan, Dhading, Kathmandu, Kavre, Lalitpur [headquarters] and Makwanpur,
Province 4 – Baglung, Kaski, Lamjung and Nawalparasi,
How CASA and Kheti are working together
Project title: Supporting agribusinesses in expansion, product diversification and innovation
The intervention will support Kheti to expand their business to markets in two new provinces in Nepal. CASA will provide technical support to conduct a market feasibility study in Province 2 and 5. On completion, CASA will provide technical assistance to secure investment, including developing an Investment Memorandum document and scouting and engagement with potential investors. Furthermore, CASA also included Kheti in the Investor Tourism initiative in December 2022.
CASA work complete: February 2023
Total cost of technical assistance package: £18,025 [£13,182 provided by CASA not including the costs of the Investor Tour]
2 new provinces
included in business operations with expansion into province 2 & 5
5,000 new farmers
added to Kheti’s supply chain
third-party investment sought for business expansion