Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2006
This description of Madan Rai's work was prepared when Madan Rai was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2006.
Madan Rai is establishing a powerful rural cash economy built on Nepal’s resources: water, people and land. His initiatives work directly with young people and farmers to increase agricultural productivity, create new job opportunities, and open access to domestic and international markets.
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