Haron Wachira

Ashoka Fellow
Nairobi, Kenya
Fellow Since 2010

Citation

This profile was prepared when Haron Wachira was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2010.
Introduction
Through a model that relies jointly on aggregating production, co-ownership of agricultural businesses, and retooled value chains, Haron Wachira has created a surprising win-win scenario for subsistence farmers and agro-processing businesses in Kenya. This is impressive not only because of the unlikely partnerships formed, but because the agricultural sector in East Africa is chronically mismanaged and poorly coordinated.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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