Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 1989
Desarrollo, Ambiente y Sociedad
This description of Enrique Velázquez's work was prepared when Enrique Velázquez was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1989.
Enrique Velazquez set up the Durango Committee for the Preservation and Defense of the Environment, a model of cooperation between government, industry, and the community. Replacing paralyzing conflict, this approach sorts through environmental problems and promotes ecologically sound, balanced alternatives.
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