Rural development

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Digital Green: Indian Idol for Farmers

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Digital Green works towards improving food security and alleviating rural poverty. It does this by producing and disseminating videos by farmers, for farmers, and of farmers on locally relevant agricultural information. Its communication model blends technology and social organization to bring about behavior change, which empowers individuals to sustainably increase their productivities and incomes.

Wikiloc: Blazing Trails for Geotourism

Undefined

Nobody was more surprised that Wikiloc’s website for crowdsourcing hiking and walking trails was a winner of the Changemakers / National Geographic 2009 Geotourism Challenge than its founder, Jordi Ramot.

The soft-spoken, pony-tailed software engineer was invited to travel from his home in the Pyrenees mountains in northeast Spain to the annual Geotourism Change Summit at National Geographic’s headquarters last week in Washington, D.C. where he was “amazed to be able to work with people from National Geographic.”

Off Grid Refrigeration

for profit

In many areas around the world, community social and economic development is restricted due to lack of refrigeration infrastructure.
Heuch Refrigeration has developed a suite of commercial scale Refrigeration solutions that are specifically designed to address this problem.

Grainothèque

for profit

La grainothèque est le premier espace d'accès aux techniques agricole paysannes de aux variétés de semences de la biodiversité végétale africaine. Elle met à disposition des familles paysannes des solutions TIC pour garantir la souveraineté alimentaire et aténuer le réchauffement climatique.

Cocoa Malecu

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Our project aims to empower the indigenous Malecu to sustainably produce cocoa in diversified agroforests and to build up short, fair and transparent value chains for the high-quality products, including chocolate blend with native fruits and nuts from the agroforest.

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