Luis Orlando Castro

Ashoka Fellow
Antioquia, Colombia
Fellow Since 2001
Fundación Colombiana de Ciencias

Citation

This profile was prepared when Luis Orlando Castro was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2001.
Introduction
Having invented a technology that turns organic waste into a fertilizer that is better, cheaper, and greener than conventional alternatives, Luis Orlando Castro is deploying the technology widely and maximizing the number of quality jobs it can create in waste collection, fertilizer production, agriculture, and marketing of produce.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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