Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2008
Acreditar, Capital Humano e Transformação Social
Related TopicsAgriculture
This description of Lílian Silva's work was prepared when Lílian Silva was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2008.
In light of the rapid advance of sugar cane monoculture in Brazil, the devaluing of family-scale agriculture, and the deepening of social inequalities in the Northeastern backlands, Lílian do Prado Silva supports youth entrepreneurship in the field of organic family agriculture, offering access to credit and formal guidance in the implementation of businesses.
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