This description of Ben Cokelet's work was prepared when Ben Cokelet was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2010.
    Introduction
    Through the Project on Organizing, Development, Education, and Research (PODER), Ben Cokelet is training Latin American civil society organizations to become community guarantors of corporate transparency and accountability. The key to PODER is local capacity building, which can subsequently promote corporate accountability in a region where the concept is largely underdeveloped.
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