Ashoka Fellow
India
Fellow Since 2012
    This description of Krishna Mishra's work was prepared when Krishna Mishra was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2012.
    Introduction
    Krishna Mishra is changing Indian farmer’s quality of life by turning farming into a modern profitable livelihood opportunity. Seeing farmers as entrepreneurs who are operating in complex systems and are exposed to various risks—financial, institutional, market, and household—Mishra has built a personalized portfolio management system that holistically assesses risks and caters to the needs of farmers.
    The New Idea
    The Problem
    The Strategy
    The Person

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