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Ashoka Brings Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship to Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa and India - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Ashoka today announced a $15 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support social innovation and entrepreneurship in agricultural and sustainable rural development. The foundation’s grant will allow Ashoka to elect more than 90 Fellows who will spread promising innovations aimed at helping small farmers living in poor, rural communities in Sub-Saharan Africa and India move out of poverty.

To read the full press release, visit the Ashoka web site.

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