Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2006
Agrupación de Ingenieros Forestales por el Bosque Nativo
This description of René Reyes's work was prepared when René Reyes was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2006.
René Reyes has created a certification system for locally produced firewood that meets high conservation and quality standards. His certification process reduces degradation of native forests, improves the livelihoods of rural producers, reduces air pollution, and promotes fair trade.
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