Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 1999
Sarntitum Institute
This description of Kumrab Phanthong's work was prepared when Kumrab Phanthong was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1999.
Kumrab Phanthong is encouraging farmers to shift from "Green Revolution" monoculture farming techniques to traditional polyculture techniques, through mechanisms that increase their knowledge of farming techniques, market wisdom and ultimately, collective bargaining power.
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