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Prashant Mehra

Prashant is a builder of open access digital platforms in the area of Livelihood, Education, and Civic Engagement, collectively called the Commons Platform. His chosen focus ares include smallholder farmer agriculture, community-owned supply chains, and involving communities in problem solving.

He is a co-founder of Platform Commons Foundation, which closely works with governments and community organisations towards deploying livelihood platforms and converting them into an federation of interconnected platforms.

Presently over 4 million farmers, waste-pickers, primary school students, volunteers, job seekers, employers, and buyers conduct their operations on the Commons Platform. The focus for the next 10 years is to take this to population scale, globally.