New Delhi, Sept. 17 -- : The Walmart Foundation on Thursday announced two new grants as part of a commitment made in September 2018 to invest 25 million dollars (about Rs 180 crore) over five years in improving farmer livelihoods in India.

The new funding which totals 4.5 million dollars (nearly Rs 33 crore) will allow non-profits Tanager and Pradan to scale their efforts to help farmers earn more from improved output and fair market access.

Both grantees will focus on increasing opportunities for women farmers via farmer producer organisations.

With these two new grants, the Walmart Foundation has invested a total of 15 million dollars (about Rs 110 crore) with eight non-government organisations (NGOs) in India, supporting programmes de...