Alexandro Silva Chaves

Ashoka Fellow
Brazil
Fellow Since 2003
Terra Viva

Citation

This profile was prepared when Alexandro Silva Chaves was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2003.
Introduction
Alexandro Silva Chaves is demonstrating the social, environmental and economic viability of family-scale agriculture. He is consolidating agroecology farming methods and proving their economic viability in order to keep families on their land and increase their access to markets and lines of financing.
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