Mara Regina Tagliari Calliari
Passo Fundo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Fellow Since 1987
This profile was prepared when Mara Regina Tagliari Calliari was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1987.
The New Idea
Calliari intends to fill the existing vacuum in the awareness of Brazil's farmers, and their neighbors regarding the health implications of the chemical-based farming techniques that were introduced on a large and intensive scale in the 1970s.