Jorge Cappato

Ashoka Fellow
Argentina
Fellow Since 2010
This description of Jorge Cappato's work was prepared when Jorge Cappato was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2010.
Introduction
Jorge Cappato is expanding riverine communities’ economic opportunities in northeastern Argentina by redefining the role they can play within the fishing industry’s value chain. Jorge is thus preserving their culture and identity, increasing their well-being and mitigating their economic need to migrate to urban centers.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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