José Dias Campos

Ashoka Fellow
Teixeira, Paraíba, Brazil
Fellow Since 2008

Citation

This profile was prepared when José Dias Campos was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2008.
Introduction
José Dias is empowering small farmers in Northeastern Brazil to collectively manage and appropriate resources for drought-resistant technologies. His model aims to break the dependence of small-scale farmers on government support by providing them with sufficient autonomy to invest in new infrastructure and appropriate technology as they see fit.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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