Desiré Marie Yameogo

Ashoka Fellow
Burkina Faso
Fellow Since 2014

Citation

This profile was prepared when Desiré Marie Yameogo was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2014.
Introduction
Over the last decade, Desire has turned the traditional activity of beekeeping into a modern, vibrant, environmentally sound, and profitable industry that provides rural populations with a new level of economic potential. From this initial, hard-won success, Desire is bringing his comprehensive approach to modernizing other local industries.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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