Fellow Since 1990
ASPLANDE-Assessoria & Planejamento para o Desenvolvimento
This description of Mara Ferreira's work was prepared when Mara Ferreira was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1990.
Mara Ferreira, a former geographer, urban planner, and systems analyst for the city of Rio de Janeiro, has taken her skills and training to the countryside. She has developed a comprehensive systems approach that grassroots rural communities can readily use.
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