Rishi Kesh Tiwari

Ashoka Fellow
Nepal
Fellow Since 2005

Citation

This profile was prepared when Rishi Kesh Tiwari was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2005.
Introduction
Rishi Kesh is combating the devastating poverty of rural areas by opening up new opportunities for the rural population and training “agricultural entrepreneurs.” By teaching rural populations new ways of utilizing their land and available natural resources, he is breaking the mold of deeply-entrenched and antiquated agricultural practices that contribute to larger problems of massive emigration and atrophying education.
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