Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 1994
This description of Isabel Maria Garcia De Almeida's work was prepared when Isabel Maria Garcia De Almeida was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1994.
Isabel De Almeida is the leading nutritionist in Guinea-Bissau. Her goal is to establish a nutrition "museum" to address malnutrition and related health problems, matters of widespread concern in her country. Isabel's ambition is to develop a creative space to research food and nutrition issues, to develop imaginative ways of informing and educating the Bissau-Guinean people on the essential elements of nutrition and healthful eating habits.
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