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Jamie Bechtel

CEO and Cofounder, NewCourse

Jamie Bechtel

EMPHASIS: Entrepreneurship
FOCUS AREAS: Botswana, Madagascar, Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania
FACEBOOK: New Course
TWITTER: @new_course

In Tanzania and the Congo, traditional slash and burn farming methods are devastating the land and the economy. The New Course model targets both issues by training women farmers in sustainable methods and providing seeds and irrigation tools that can extend the life of their communities.