Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2007
Instituto Eco Engenho de Tecnologia Aplicada ao Desenvolvimento Sustentável
This description of José Roberto Silva's work was prepared when José Roberto Silva was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2007.
Using sustainable technologies, José Roberto da Fonseca e Silva is recreating how remote rural communities in semi-arid regions cope with drought by tailoring a micro productive and commercialization system with high aggregate value products.
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