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    India's Green Revolution on NPR

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    “In India, ground zero for the Green Revolution was the state of Punjab, which borders Pakistan and the foothills of the Himalayas.

    Rob Hopkins and a Farm for the Future

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    Ashoka Fellow Rob Hopkins (United Kingdom, elected 2009) is the co-founder of

    Operating in the Gray Area

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    David Bornstein addresses the ever widening gray area between some social programs and the business sector.

    Collaborating on Rural Innovation and Farming...

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    How do you increase the wellbeing and sustainability of rural farmers? Or improve the quality of life of the underserved poor? How does one person scale positive, irreversible social impact? And what are the challenges to scaling the impact of social innovative ideas in rural communities? These questions were at the forefront of discussions during the Rural Innovation and Farming Globalizer Summit in Geneva last month.

    Africa's Got Talent

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    We know this about human capital: Today, simply mastering a skill is not enough.

    How 5 Creative Young People Are Addressing...

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    African business and political leaders, including Zambia Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda, have described Africa’s youth employment challenge as a “ticking time bomb.” The deepening gap between young people’s skills and the needs of employers has been linked to education systems that simply are not up to snuff, but also to a general lack of faith in young people as being capable of making meaningful contributions in a global marketplace, sometimes because of cultural and gender biases.

    Finding New Pathways to a More Inclusive and...

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    After the rise of the technological revolution, social entrepreneurs are now heralding a new revolution.