2013 Frankfurt Nutrients for All Strategy Thought Partners
BACK TO THE GLOBALIZER HOMEPAGE Andreas Blüthner Andreas Blüthner heads BASF’s Food-Fortification Initiative and his previous work experience includes the German Foreign Office (Berlin), United Nations Organizations (UN HABITAT, UN Volunteers), the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (GAIN), Bosch and...
CALL FOR INNOVATORS - SOSTENIBILITÀ ENERGETICA
Lavori nel settore della sostenibilità energetica? Hai una soluzione innovativa per combattere la povertà energetica o conosci qualcuno che operi in questo campo? Ashoka e la Fondazione Schneider Electric, in partnership con Enel, stanno cercando le 15 organizzazioni più innovative offrono idee...
Andrés ha desarrollado CECTEC, un enfoque innovador a la educación rural y que permita a los pequeños agricultores familiares en Paraguay para resistir la competencia de la agroindustria a gran escala, mediante la adopción de métodos sostenibles de cultivo de alto rendimiento.Read more
Ashoka Fellow since Aug 2008
Centro Ecológico Ipê
In an effort to counter the rising industrialization of organic agriculture, Laércio Meirelles has developed a participatory approach to organic certification, placing greater control in the hands of small-scale farmers.Read more
Q&A with Ashoka Fellow Juan David Aristizábal Ospina: Insights into Colombia's Culture of Social Entrepreneurship
Ashoka has recently elected Juan David Aristizábal Ospina of Colombia as a new Fellow. Aristizábal is the founder and president of Buena Nota, a organization that informs, engages and connects Colombians around social problems and their solutions. Aristizábal has just released a book, "Llenando...
How This Entrepreneur Built A Profitable Business Empowering Ugandan Women
(Women are seen selling bananas at Kololo Airstrip in Kampala, Uganda on November 28, 2015 as people queue in line to the pope. Pope Francis arrived in Kampala on November 27 on the second leg of a landmark trip to Africa which has seen him railing against corruption and poverty, with huge crowds...
2013 Globalizer: Inclusion
The disability challenge Having a disability places a person in the world’s largest minority group. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates 10% of the world’s population – approximately 650 million people, of which 200 million are children – experience some form of disability. This figure will...
ImpactAfrica: Building a Strong Ecosystem of Leadership and Collaboration
IMPACT!AFRICA will help inspire and advance social and economic change in Africa.