Ashoka Fellow
India
Fellow Since 1998
    This description of Ravi Agarwal's work was prepared when Ravi Agarwal was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1998.
    Introduction
    Ravi Agarwal is changing the urban waste management system in India by involving local communities and the informal sector of rag pickers in waste disposal, and by advocating for a cleaner materials policy in industry.
    The New Idea
    The Problem
    The Strategy
    The Person

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