Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2007
Lok Sanjh
This description of Shahid Zia's work was prepared when Shahid Zia was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2007.
Shahid Zia is popularizing organic farming among small farmers, in both barrage areas and arid zones in Pakistan. He is developing farmer groups and setting up programs for seed development and organic farm certification to make organic farming affordable and profitable.
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