Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2010
This description of Krishna Prasad's work was prepared when Krishna Prasad was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2010.
Krishna Prasad is plugging the increasing demand for organic seeds in India, by commercializing organic seeds through an organic seed company that will be owned and managed by farmers. Krishna is creating a new market for organic farming in India by leveraging the knowledge and networks of existing farmers to revive and maintain traditional varieties of seeds and commercialize organic seeds.
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