Lílian Silva

Ashoka Fellow
Gloria do Goitá, Pernambuco, Brazil
Fellow Since 2008
Acreditar, Capital Humano e Transformação Social

Citation

This profile was prepared when Lílian Silva was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2008.
Introduction
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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