José Antonio Bacchin
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Fellow Since 1991
This profile was prepared when José Antonio Bacchin was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1991.
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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