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Ismael Ferreira is working to make Brazil's declining sisal industry competitive and to put more profits into the hands of the crop's many small producers. Grown in the dry Northeast, sisal is a drought-resistant cash crop that helps these farmers stay on their subsistence farms. Lire la suite

François Marty

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2008

France

IDÉE

Pour répondre à un problème sociétal majeur de logement des personnes aux plus bas revenus, la Foncière Chênelet « déplace les lignes » et propose un habitat écologique de très haute qualité pour les personnes les plus vulnérables. L’ambition n’est pas d’entreprendre pour de l’argent, mais...

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Florin Stoican

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2018

Romania
Building on his own experience in establishing Romania's first citizen-led national parks, Florin is catalyzing a citizen-driven movement for the creation of a functional system for protected areas in Romania. By connecting urban and rural communities through nature, he is creating incentive... Lire la suite