New Delhi: AlgaEnergy’s wholly-owned subsidiary in India, MicroAlgae Solutions India Pvt. Ltd. (MASI), and Krishi Rasayan Export Pvt Ltd’s (KREPL) sister concern, Agrolife Sciences Corporation (ALSC), have formed a 50-50 joint venture in India, AgMA Energy Pvt. Ltd.
AgMA Energy, with headquarters in Delhi, India, has been established to develop world-class crop agriculture & aquaculture business and platform, that will deliver new and innovative solutions and services based on the intersection of biological, microbial and chemical approaches. The key markets of initial focus for AgMA Energy include, in addition to India, a number of countries in Asia and elsewhere, giving the joint venture an international market presence.
A cornerstone in the foundation of AgMA Energy is the unique technologies and products based on microalgae solutions developed by AlgaEnergy S.A., a Spanish biotechnology company with over a decade of effort creating natural biological solutions for a variety of markets, including biostimulants for crop agriculture and animal nutrition products for a variety of sectors including aquaculture. The AlgaEnergy product portfolio and pipeline contributed to AgMA Energy is complemented by the best-in-class manufacturing expertise and capabilities, and the market reach, of the KREPL Group.
Douglas Ry Wagner, President of International Agribusiness for AlgaEnergy, stated “The AgMA Energy joint venture brings together two outstanding organizations dedicated to delivering the most innovative products possible to help develop sustainable agricultural programs across very important regions of the world. The synergies between AlgaEnergy and Krishi Rasayan Group are uniquely strong and offer an exciting opportunity to create new insights and products for farmers that otherwise may not have been realized without the collaborative efforts of the JV.”
Augusto Rodríguez-Villa, President and CEO of AlgaEnergy S.A. stated “On behalf of the shareholders and staff of AlgaEnergy I wish to express our full confidence and appreciation of the common vision for the future of agriculture that we share with our colleagues from Krishi Rasayan. Bringing together two great organizations through the creation of AgMA Energy will allow us to rapidly deliver the power of AlgaEnergy’s technology and natural products across many regions of the world. AlgaEnergy will continue in innovating to create the best natural products possible, and with the strength and market reach of this JV we look forward to creating long-term value for farmers by providing best-in-class sustainable biological products.”
Rajesh Agarwal, Executive Director of Krishi Rasayan, stated “It’s our great pleasure to be associated with AlgaEnergy and its exciting technology. With the establishment of AgMA Energy, we will surely create a new landscape in the biostimulant sector as well as in the overall agricultural space in India as well as globally. This JV will offer a variety of environment-friendly crop care solutions to our farmers and thus will be an important initial step towards improving organic agriculture. KREPL (Krishi Rasayan) and ALSC will contribute through its strong farmer base, and it’s extensive domestic & global distribution network. I am sure we will touch many lives for a greater reason with this technology through the success of AgMA Energy in the years ahead.”
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