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    Sylvia Banda: Growing Local Food Systems & Training Female Farmers

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    When Ashoka Fellow Sylvia Banda grew tired of her office job, she called in sick and started cooking.

    Molly Burhans is transforming the way the Catholic Church and other holders of large, non-contiguous lands are able to respond to climate change and its attendant crises, using new technology tools for informed environmental planning beyond the border of the nation-state.

    Leading Social Entrepreneurs

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    The newest edition features a sampling of the Ashoka Fellows recently brought into the largest global network of social entrepreneurs.

    Gaël Musquet - Hackers Against Natural Disasters

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    Surviving Hurricane Hugo as a child eventually drove Gaël Musquet to create a citizen-led approach to disaster management. Gaël combines local citizens, authorities, and “hacktivists”—experts who use computers to solve problems for social good—to better coordinate communities before, during, and after a natural disaster.

    Emerging Insights 2018: Introduction

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    Introducing Ashoka's 2018 Emerging Insights report, showcasing the work of Fellows elected in 2018 who are solving the world most pressing issues.

    Mabel Torres - BIOINNOVA

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    Microbiologist Mabel Torres grew up in one of Colombia’s poorest regions and returned to combine science and entrepreneurship and launch a growing

    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.

    HealthPoint Services Wins Prestigious India Sankalp Award, Announces Investment by Fontus Water

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    Healthpoint Services Global, Inc., a social enterprise supported by Ashoka Innovators for the Public, has won the prestigious Sankalp Award for Innovative Social Enterprises - Emerging Ventures in the Health/Water/Sanitation sector for 2011. This award acknowledges HealthPoint as the most innovative and promising health-oriented social enterprise in India this year.

    Ashoka’s Youth Venture and Best Buy Present Winners of the ‘Technology for a Better World’ Campaign

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    Ashoka’s Youth Venture, a global organization supporting youth social entrepreneurs, and Best Buy Co., Inc.