Ashoka Fellow
Brazil
Fellow Since 2002
Movimento Pró-Rio Doce
This description of Paulo Celio de Figueiredo's work was prepared when Paulo Celio de Figueiredo was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2002.
Introduction
By empowering citizens to take their seat at the table where environmental decisions are made, Paulo Célio de Figueiredo is enabling residents of Brazil’s river basins to better manage and protect their natural resources.
The New Idea

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