Laércio Meirelles

Ashoka Fellow
D. Pedro de Alcântara, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Fellow Since 2008
Centro Ecológico Ipê

Citation

This profile was prepared when Laércio Meirelles was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2008.
Introduction
In an effort to counter the rising industrialization of organic agriculture, Laércio Meirelles has developed a participatory approach to organic certification, placing greater control in the hands of small-scale farmers.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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