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March, 2017

Editorial

By Bhaskar Chakrabarti- Professor, Public Policy & Management Group, IIM Calcutta

Dear Reader,

Covering a spectrum usual of our newsletter, Poonam Bir Kasturi, in this issue, focuses on the complexity of viability, product development and marketing in an organisation involved with waste management. In a thoroughly analytical work, lucidly presented, Shashank Kumar shows how to address the problems of small farmers related to limited access to technology and information.

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Waste is not a problem, it is a symptom

Waste is not a problem, it is a symptom

By Poonam Bir Kasturi, Founder - Daily Dump

When I started, the term ’social entrepreneur’ was not as widespread as it is now; neither did the term carry the power as it does now.

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DeHaat – one stop destination for agricultural needs of small farmers

DeHaat – one stop destination for agricultural needs of small farmers

By Shashank Kumar, Founder - Green Agrevolution

With an aim of maximizing profit per unit area of small farmers, I started Farms & Farmers (FnF) Foundation in 2010 through which training modules for farmers as well as micro entrepreneurs were designed.

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INVENT

INVENT

There is a serious shortage of social venture incubators to provide the capacity-building and incubation support needed at idea/pilot/test in India, particularly in the low income states.

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ONganic Foods – an Agri Organic Social Enterprise

Incubatee Profile

ONganic Foods – an Agri Organic Social Enterprise

By Ekta Jaju, Founder - ONganic Foods

ONganic Foods is a Agri Organic Social Enterprise and has developed a Farm to Fork Eco-system for Organic Food in India.

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TATA Social Enterprise Challenge 2016-17

TATA Social Enterprise Challenge 2016-17

The grand finale of the fifth edition of the TATA Social Enterprise Challenge, held on January 14, 2017, at the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM-C), saw Pentavalent Biosciences from Bangalore (Winner)

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

31 March 2017: UNCONVENTION AHMEDABAD

Ahmedabad Management Association, ATIRA Campus, Dr. Vikram Sarabhai Marg, Ahmedabad, Gujarat – 380015. To register: https://in.explara.com/e/uncahd17

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