Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2014
    This description of Curt Bowen's work was prepared when Curt Bowen was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2014.
    Curt Bowen, through his organization Semilla Nueva, is changing the agricultural development system in Central America, working with farmers, citizen sector organizations, and government institutions to create a research and results-based culture. Driven by farmers’ needs and insights, this new approach improves both agricultural practices and the livelihoods of small farmers.
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