Merlong Solano Nogueira

Ashoka Fellow
Brazil
Fellow Since 1990
CERMO (Manoel Otavio Center for Popular Rural Education)

Citation

This profile was prepared when Merlong Solano Nogueira was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1990.
Introduction
Merlong is helping small farmers in the state of Piaui overcome historically defeatist attitudes to become more productive. Through CERMO, a non-profit educational and consulting organization he co-founded, he hopes to help the region's small farmers become more productive and combine to achieve greater market power.
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