Choitresh Kumar Ganguly
Co-Founder, farmer, and resident at 'Timbaktu', a 32-acre agro-forest habitat and intentional community doing organic agriculture, using renewable energy and living sustainably.
Co-Founder-Director of the Timbaktu Collective, a grassroots NGO which implements thematic programmes including, but not limited to, organic agriculture, while working towards the sustainable development of the resource-poor Anantapuramu District – www.timbaktu.org.
Promoter and CEO of the Dharani Farming and Marketing Cooperative Limited, a leading farmer-owned and managed business enterprise in south India, which procures, processes and markets organic produce under the brand name 'Timbaktu Organic'. Dharani has a membership of 2,113 certified smallholder farmers who cultivate traditional, nutrient-rich millet crops, oil seeds and pulses across 10,568 acres – www.timbaktu-organic.org.
Promoter | Chief Executive Officer
DHARANI FAM COOP LTD – April 2008 to present
Co-Founder | Chief Functionary | Director
THE TIMBAKTU COLLECTIVE - November 1990 to present
YOUNG INDIA PROJECT - April 1978 to October 1990
Bachelor of Commerce, Bangalore University, 1974-77