Crop ProtectionFarming and Agriculture became the first company in India to successfully generate and forward sell agricultural related carbon credits

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11 May 2022, New Delhi:, UPL’s digital platform for sustainable agriculture became the first company to successfully generate and forward sell agricultural-related carbon credits in India. 

The announcement was made in UPL’s financial result declaration for the fourth quarter of F22 (Jan-Mar 2022).

Carbon credit generation was made possible with’s Alternate Wetting and Drying & Dry Seeded Rice (AWD-DSR) project which covered 22,000 acres of paddy fields and involved over 2,500 smallholder farmers. 

The report mentions that the project helped save 15-30% in water consumption and generated 20,000 carbon credits. The final verification and credit generation is currently in progressAn email with queries sent to by Krishak Jagat remained unanswered till press time.

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