Ashoka Fellow
Burkina Faso
Fellow Since 2011
The Professional Association of Market Gardeners in Yatenga (ASPMY)
This description of Lassané Savadogo's work was prepared when Lassané Savadogo was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2011.
In a context where farmers’ inability to store produce after harvest unnecessarily leads to a “hungry season,” Lassané Savadogo has created an affordable and effective storage practice that is allowing families to not only feed themselves year round, but to earn incomes double what is common during the off season.
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