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Silvia R. Ziller

Ashoka Fellow since fév 2002

Brazil

Silvia is working to balance social development and community-building with environmental conservation, focusing on sustainability over the long term. Working from this vision, she is the first Brazilian to address biological imbalances caused by foreign plant species. Unlike the United States and...

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Reinaldo Pamponet

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2009

Brazil

Reinaldo fosters the development of citizens as collaborators, entrepreneurs and knowledge producers. Through a methodology that creates new opportunities for cooperative learning, he is helping youth in Salvador and Sao Paulo create their own socially responsible enterprises, products and services...

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Abdellah Aboulharjan

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2006

France

Abdellah Aboulharjan est un alumni du réseau Ashoka. Pour plus d’information sur ce statut, veuillez nous contacter à [email protected].

IDEE 
Après avoir, avec JEF (Jeunes...

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Mara Ferreira, a former geographer, urban planner, and systems analyst for the city of Rio de Janeiro, has taken her skills and training to the countryside. She has developed a comprehensive systems approach that grassroots rural communities can readily use.

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Wigold Bertoldo Schäffer

Ashoka Fellow since nov 1995

Brazil

Wigold Schäffer is developing, demonstrating and testing a new model for the operation of small farms that reconciles the preservation of secondary forests and attendant biodiversity with farmers' desires for higher incomes and improved quality of life. Combining native species reforestation, the...

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René Schärer

Ashoka Fellow since sep 2001

Brazil

René Schärer makes it possible for local fishing communities to manage the use of their coastal waters, helping citizens and the government defuse environmental and economic threats posed by large, negligent, and unwelcome fishing vessels.

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Mário Gurjão is using his business background to help citizen organizations harness their productive potentials and solve their financial problems. Using the Internet, Mário is not only training organizations to market and distribute their products; he is also increasing consumers' investment in and...

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Nicolas Métro

Ashoka Fellow since mai 2012

France

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Constatant l’inefficacité des mesures de lutte contre la déforestation et un fort cloisonnement entre les acteurs, Nicolas Métro décide d’inverser la tendance mondiale en faisant de l’arbre et de la forêt une solution intégrée de développement humain local et global. Il casse les silos et...

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Zoica Bakirtzief

Ashoka Fellow since jan 1998

Brazil

Zoica Bakirtzief has conceived a way for people with disabilities to enter into the job market. Rather than focusing on the few opportunities that exist in the formal sector for people who are disabled, diseased, and undereducated, she is training them to start and run their own businesses.

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João Roberto Cilento Winther

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 1988

Brazil

Joao Winther intends to give the fishermen living along Brazil's vast coast preventive legal protection so they can defend their continued use of the oceanfront.

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