This description of Sanvar Oberoi's work was prepared when Sanvar Oberoi was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2014.
While the potential industrial market for natural fibers in India is $ 3.7 million, it has so far been leveraged only as raw material for subsistence use and a local and restrictive handicrafts market. By building supportive infrastructure and eco-systems for the growth of the natural fiber industry, Sanvar is unlocking the value of natural fibers for the first time in India to significantly boost farmer incomes.
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