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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

Tue, 02/09/2010 - 15:48 -- Anonymous (not verified)
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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.”

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GMO Risk or Rescue Group: Helping Consumers Decide

When it comes to genetic food engineering, claims are often made about farmers ability and interest to adapt. And how about vitamin-rich rice? ... Are these realities or misrepresentations? Tell us what you think here

[Also check out our GMO Risk or Rescue competition. Share your idea or initiative to get noticed and to be eligible for various  prizes. Submit your entry by October 21, 2009.]

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Geotourism Challenge Group

Join the Geotourism Challenge Changemakers group to share ideas and opinions about issues impacting destination stewardship and wisely managed tourism.

Hear about best practices, identify solutions to key challenges, and link to resources that may help you overcome obstacles and succeed as a changemaker in geotourism. Each week will focus on a specific issue; join the dialogue now and tell your story.

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TRINE

for profit

TRINE eliminates energy poverty, using a crowdinvesting platform to finance profitable solar energy projects for remote communities in emerging countries.

Aryaman

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Bardaskan is a marginalized town in west of Korasan razavi state (Iran) and what I'm trying to do to make change in my community is to start up a rural tourism ( actually agro-tourism and eco tourism in my hometown . This idea will helps us in different ways like providing jobs,market...

Driving Spirit

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Driving Spirit is an organisation working within the poverty-striken area of Phillipi Township. We are currently building a kindergarten in the township, and we are planning future projects to generate work opportunities for the people of Philippi.

 

Kids Comp Camp

hybrid

Kids COMP CAMP, for Kids Computer Camp, is a program with the objective of helping young learners aged 10 to 14 living in marginalized communities, catch up with the current digital knowledge driven society. For every school we train we help set up easily accessible computer lab.

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