Gustavo Adolfo Candia Irigoitia

Ashoka Fellow
Lambaré, Paraguay
Fellow Since 2000

Citation

This profile was prepared when Gustavo Adolfo Candia Irigoitia was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2000.
Introduction
Gustavo Candia protects Paraguay's wetlands ecosystems by mobilizing citizen sector organizations to change harmful cultivation methods, offer environment-friendly jobs, and design new land use policies. By creating a bilateral environmental protection strategy, he works with institutions in other countries to jointly manage ecosystems across boundaries.
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