Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 1993
This description of Valdecir Benedito Valdo França's work was prepared when Valdecir Benedito Valdo França was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1993.
An agronomist and social activist, Valdo França is combating hunger and malnutrition in Brazil through an endeavor that encourages the production and distribution of a multi-nutrient supplement made from inexpensive, readily available local materials. His "anti-hunger campaign" includes a multimedia public education effort and a pilot project in the western state of Acre.
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