Lidiethe Madden Arias
San José, Costa Rica
Fellow Since 1999
This profile was prepared when Lidiethe Madden Arias was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1999.
Lidiethe Madden Arias has established a demonstration farm and agricultural training center to improve the organization and efficiency of rural production, thereby addressing the gap in income and living standards between peasant families and urban dwellers.
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