Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 1995
Racimos de Ungurahui
This description of Pedro García's work was prepared when Pedro García was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1995.
Having worked for more than 25 years with indigenous communities in Peru, Pedro García is now helping such communities throughout the Amazonian region to gain a better understanding of the nature and consequences of the "biopiracy" of the Amazon and to devise alternative approaches that will defend their rights and protect the region's rich and diverse natural resource base.
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