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    Finding New Pathways to a More Inclusive and Humane Economy

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

    From Subsistence Farming to Fair Trade - Empowering Women in Burkina Faso: Ashoka Fellow Marceline Ouedraogo

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    By improving the quality of Shea Butter production in Burkina Faso, Marcelline Ouedraogo has enabled a significant increase in income to more than 3,000 women across the country. 

    In Memory of Marcelline Ouédraogo

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    The global Ashoka community deeply mourns the loss of Marceline Ouédraogo of Burkina Faso, founder of Groupement Férminin Songtaaba.

    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 at Globalizer 2012

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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.