Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2013
Neighbourhood Environment Watch (NEW) Foundation
This description of Okezie Kelechukwu's work was prepared when Okezie Kelechukwu was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2013.
Okezie Kelechukwu is regenerating depleted forest lands and remediating soil quality by mobilizing communities across Nigeria to take charge of land and soil depleted by the loss of forest cover and the proliferation of extractive industries.
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