Roberto Lamego

Ashoka Fellow
Brazil
Fellow Since 2000
SALVEASERRA-Grupo de Proteção Ambiental da Sierra da Concór
Ashoka commemorates and celebrates the life and work of this deceased Ashoka Fellow.
Related TopicsEnvironment & Sustainability, Agriculture, Technology, Natural resource management, Development & Prosperity

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This profile was prepared when Roberto Lamego was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2000.
Introduction
This profile is dedicated to the memory of Roberto Lamego who passed away in 2016. Roberto Lamego is creating alternatives for land use that provide farmers and others with economic incentives for preserving the rapidly disappearing forests of Brazil's Atlantic Forest region. He is changing the relation between humans and the forest from one of extraction to one of cultivation and conservation.
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