Stories

Why a Marketplace for Commodities?

Developing countries, such as Sri Lanka that rely on commodities to improve their economies are known as commodity-dependent countries. The problem is, commodity prices are constantly fluctuating, which leads to a great deal of uncertainty to the economy. Those most affected by this price fluctuation are the farmers. For example,… Read more »

Our Cassava Project – Wawala Wawa Village

Cassava is a staple food widely consumed by half a billion people in the developing world. After rice and maize, cassava is the third largest source of food carbohydrates.  There are two types of cassava: bitter for animal consumption and sweet for human consumption. Thailand is the largest producer of… Read more »

Ant Commodity Sri Lanka Aloe Vera Project

On April 10th, Ant Commodity team visited the Delft Island in Northern Sri Lanka. The island area is 50 kmĀ² (4717 hectares) with an estimated population of 5000 people. Delft is also known as Neduntivu is a flat island which grows bananas, papayas, and aloe vera. Many in this poverty-stricken… Read more »

One Young World Chooses Ant Commodity for the Top Initiatives from Around The World List

Ananda launched Ant Commodity in February 2018 as a platform to connect commodity producers directly to buyers, cutting out middlemen to increase profitability for the seller and to lower prices for the buyer. The company focuses on creating a marketplace through which producers can sell commodities directly to buyers located… Read more »