Jagat Basnet

Ashoka Fellow
Nepal
Fellow Since 2007
This description of Jagat Basnet's work was prepared when Jagat Basnet was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2007.
Introduction
Jagat Basnet is pursuing land reform in Nepal by linking the issue to social justice and economic freedom. Empowering and enabling poor farmers to gain access to land rights, education rights, health and basic services for social dignity, and freedom out of poverty. Jagat is changing the political, cultural, and societal environment of land reform and land access in Nepal.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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