Devbhumi is an Indian-registered company owned by its producers, primarily rural women from remote villages in the high Himalayas of the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand in India. Organic and Natural products are procured from over 5000 village households. The company board is composed of farmers. The recruited management and staff are professionals with expertise in various aspects of business. There is also an international advisory board of experienced professionals.
Devbhumi is directly involved with its shareholders in organic natural production, hygienic post-harvest handling, modern processing, packaging, labelling and marketing. The company’s product line includes certified organic honey, certified organic spices (including turmeric, ginger, red chillies, coriander and large cardamom) and certified organic rajma (kidny beans) , forest silk garments (including oak tasar, mulberry, and eri silks along with silk blends with wool and cotton as well as pure Himalyan wool) , and a variety of natural fast dyes using local plant material.
Our Producer/shareholder families include beekeepers, Milk producers, spice and pulses cultivators, silk-worm rearers, silk yarn spinners, and weavers. Producers are from farm households located throughout the Garhwal high Himalayan districts in a pristine, pollution and chemical-free environment
Awards and Acclaims
Devbhumi has been the Recipients of ‘best field implementation agency’ by UNDP in 2003, Winners of ‘World Bank Development Market Award’ in 2004, Winners of Citi Foundation award for the best Rural Community Micro Enterprise in 2012.