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We have been honored to partner with a variety of world-class organizations that have supported the research, development, and expansion of the Digital Green system.  These organizations have served as champions, investors, advisers, executors, and friends.

Please see the updates section for details on how these partnerships evolved over time.  And, please contact us if you're interested in partnering with Digital Green.  Organizations interested in collaborating with Digital Green in the field should refer to our on-going partner selection process. 

 

 

ACCESS Development Services: An India-based NGO working in the areas of livelihood and microfinance development in six Indian states.  Digital Green is currently working with ACCESS in Madhya Pradesh state where ACCESS has established linkages to the Government of India's Agriculture Technology Management Agency (ATMA) initiative.
 
 

ASA - Action for Social Advancement: An India-based NGO working with 120,000 families across 1,000 villages in 15 districts of Madhya Pradesh and Bihar in the area of ensuring of improving livelihoods on a sustainable basis with linkages to the Government of India's Agriculture Technology Management Agency (ATMA) initiative. Digital Green is currently working ASA in Madhya Pradesh state.
 

BAIF Development Research Foundation: An India-based NGO working in more than 47,000 villages in 12 states in India focused on the areas of livestock, watershed, and land resources development.  Digital Green is currently working with BAIF in Karnataka state.
 

PRADAN - Professional Assistance for Development Action: An India-based NGO that works across 7 of India's poorest states and that promotes self-help groups (SHGs), develops locally suitable economic activities, mobilizes finances, and introduces systems to improve livelihoods of the rural poor.  Digital Green is currently working with PRADAN in Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, and Orissa states.
 

Samaj Pragati Sahayog


SPS - Samaj Pragati Sahayog: An India-based NGO that works through its partners in 72 of India's most backward districts to ensure water and livelihood security for the tribal communities living there.  Digital Green is currently working with SPS in the Dewas District of Madhya Pradesh stat





Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: A philanthropic foundation that supports Digital Green's work to raise the incomes of smallholder farmers in South Asia and Africa through the targeted production and dissemination of agricultural information via participatory video and mediated instruction.



Deshpande Foundation: A philanthropic foundation that has established a geographically-defined "sandbox" in the northwestern region of Karnataka state to to promote innovation and inter-organizational collaboration which supports Digital Green's work there. 



 

Sima Products: A global consumer electronics company that supplies the portable pico projectors that are used by Digital Green for screening videos among many of the rural communities that we work with in India.  Please check out the news on this partnership.  One Media Player per Teacher provides technical support on video production and the use of portable media players in the development context.
 
 

Amarchand Mangaldas: Advocates and solicitors based in New Delhi, India who provided pro-bono legal services in establishing Digital Green as an independent, not-for-profit organization in India.
 





Microsoft Research India: Microsoft's Technology for Emerging Markets team incubated the Digital Green project as a pilot initiative that evolved from a research exploration to a controlled evaluation and into a spin-off, non-profit organization.  The research and development of the Digital Green project are described on the original Digital Green website hosted by Microsoft Research.  Please check out our research news to learn more about this partnership.
 


GREEN Foundation: A grassroots-level NGO based in Karnataka, India that focuses on the conservation of indigenous seed varieties and promotes sustainable agricultural practices with which we conducted the initial research and development of the Digital Green system.
 


Digital StudyHall: A NGO based in Lucknow, India that uses innovative approaches to improve education for the poor children in slum and rural schools in India which inspired the conception of the Digital Green initiative.


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