Activities of CFAM

The Post Graduate Program in Agribusiness Management (PGP-ABM)

The Post Graduate Program in Agribusiness Management (PGP-ABM) is a full time two years residential management education programme focusing on the food & agribusiness sector. The Programme with a strong international orientation, is open to university and college graduates having affinity with the agriculture and farm sector.

Innovative features

  • A four week intensive foundation programme for students with non-agricultural education background
  • A significant number of foundation courses in the functional areas of management in the first year blended with agricultural/rural context specific courses in the second year
  • Significant field exposure to give hands-on experience and action orientation
  • Global bench-marking and industry partnership


ABM undrtakes fundamental and innovative research projects for impacting management of agribusiness and food indstry, domestic as well as global. The Centre has established strong linkages with national and international institutes in the field of agribusiness and food. It has undertaken a number of collaborative research projects.


Consulting is one of the major activities of the Centre, undertaken to solve the problems of various corporate and non-corporate agribusiness and food organization in the country and abroad. ABM undertakes Consulting projects in the areas of monitoring & evaluation and impact assessment of projects spread across various fields; rural marketing; agricultural trade; commodity trading & fututre markets; micro-finance and micro-credit; agribusiness management education; farmer market linkages; supply chain management etc. The Centre has provided consultancy to the World Bank; ICAR; Ministry of Agriculture (GOI); Department of Science & Technology (GOI); and many state goverments.