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Tuesday, May 16 • 15:00 - 15:45
When advocacy works: Influencing through ICT and grassroots organizations LIMITED

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Often times advocacy is an uphill battle, and it is not clear what messages are resonating. Digital Green, an international nonprofit that brings together technology and social organizations to improve agriculture and nutrition, was able to influence the National Rural Livelihood Mission of India and now works closely with the Government of Andhra Pradesh on more innovative work to modernize agricultural extension in the region. Join us for a conversation with Vijay Kumar Thallam, Special Chief Secretary of Agriculture and Cooperation of the Government of Andhra Pradesh, to understand why incorporating ICT approaches to development can lead to successful advocacy.

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Karin Lion

Director, Global Agriculture Strategy, Digital Green
Karin Lion joined Digital Green as the Director of Global Agriculture Strategy in August 2016. Prior to that she was a Program Officer for 8 years with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in Seattle, Washington, specializing in seed sector development and input delivery. She has bachelor... Read More →

Tuesday May 16, 2017 15:00 - 15:45 IST