Ashoka Fellow
Burkina Faso
Fellow Since 2010
This description of Sylvestre Ouedraogo's work was prepared when Sylvestre Ouedraogo was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2010.
Sylvestre Ouedraogo is leading a Burkina-based regional movement to use information technology to spur the development of decentralized knowledge networks used by small farmers. These initiatives also ensure more energy efficient and dependably networked computers in rural areas, and SMS linked database information systems for small farmers.
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