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Semilla Nueva

Experiences of MasAgro Beyond the Border: CIMMYT and Semilla Nueva Promote Sustainable Intensification of Family Farming in Guatemala

Curt Bowen | Posted 01.31.2015 | Impact
Curt Bowen

In 2010, myself and several social entrepreneurs and agronomists from Guatemala and the United States formed Semilla Nueva. Our mission was to find new growing techniques for Guatemala's grain farmers that could simultaneously increase incomes and rebuild soils.

Reflections on What Makes a Social Entrepreneur

Curt Bowen | Posted 02.08.2014 | Impact
Curt Bowen

When we're successful we won't have mansions in Silicon Valley or drive nice cars -- when we are successful we have improved the lives of thousands or millions of our fellow human beings.

Margaret Wheeler Johnson

Think Millennials Are Narcissists? You Haven't Met These Women | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 06.19.2013 | Impact

NEW YORK -- Time magazine's May 20 cover story "The Me Me Me Generation," describing millennials as entitled, lazy and narcissistic, left some members...

Pigeonpea: Tackling Root Causes of Poverty in Central America

Curt Bowen | Posted 10.24.2013 | Impact
Curt Bowen

Farmer by farmer, surgery by surgery, home by home, we are watching as our partner farmers earn the means to care for their own lives. 2013-02-26-sevillanuevapull.jpg