José Antonio Bacchin

Ashoka Fellow
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Fellow Since 1991
Caminhancass

Citation

This profile was prepared when José Antonio Bacchin was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1991.
Introduction
Jose Antonio Bacchin, an environmentalist and specialist in community based economic development, is developing income generation projects for rural communities situated in state park forests. The program reconciles local community needs with protection of the environment. He calls his program Caminhancas (Pathways).
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