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  • [Grand Finale Finalist: 4/18] Shashank Kumar – Farms n Farmers (FnF)

    [Grand Finale Finalist: 4/18] Shashank Kumar – Farms n Farmers (FnF)

    Living Rise | March 21, 2012

    Too often farmers suffer greatly from unsuccessful crop yields, bad monsoons, and destructive pests. While Farms n Farmers cannot control the weather, they are helping farmers to increase their earning potential.

  • Samaj Pragati Sahayog

    Samaj Pragati Sahayog

    Tipping Point | September 3, 2012

    We’re combing the country to find examples of intelligent, scalable...

  • [Round One Winner: 1/8] Vijay Bhaskhar – Kisan Raja – Smart Irrigation Automation Solutions.

    [Round One Winner: 1/8] Vijay Bhaskhar – Kisan Raja – Smart Irrigation Automation Solutions.

    Living Rise | December 23, 2011

    Vijay Bhaskar, one of the winners for Round 1 for Spark the Rise, has developed a product that improves the lives of farmers–providing them safety, and saving them time, money, and labor—by allowing them to water their fields remotely via their cell phones.

  • Sustainably Sweet: Renewing Belize’s Tropical Forests through Cacao

    Sustainably Sweet: Renewing Belize’s Tropical Forests through Cacao

    Agriculture & Rural Development | September 11, 2012

    It is no secret that chocolate can have a powerful...

  • No crying over chilled milk: Promethean Power

    No crying over chilled milk: Promethean Power

    Agriculture & Rural Development | December 29, 2011

    When Sam White and Sorin Grama of Promethean Power Systems...

  • [Round Two Winner: 4/8] Shashank Kumar – Farms and Farmers Foundation

    [Round Two Winner: 4/8] Shashank Kumar – Farms and Farmers Foundation

    Living Rise | January 30, 2012

    Shashank drives efficiency in agriculture by advising on everything from crop selection to marketing. He and his team live in villages to build relationships with farmers.

  • Farmville for Real

    Farmville for Real

    Tipping Point | July 13, 2012

    We’re combing the country to find examples of intelligent, scalable...

  • Cultivating Livelihoods—A Global Gathering in Araku Valley

    Cultivating Livelihoods—A Global Gathering in Araku Valley

    Agriculture & Rural Development | October 10, 2012

    As the sun rose over the lush Araku Valley, history...