Julio Moure

Sustainable Livelihoods and Community Enterprises, Indigenous People

Julio is an educator who has dedicated his life to providing social and economic opportunities to marginalized communities, while promoting the adequate use and management of natural resources. As the Regional Coordination of the United Nations Development Program, Julio implemented COMPACT, a program oriented to support sustainable development opportunities for Mayan communities in Mexico. Prior to that he facilitated processes to organize the communities and seek local economic development alternatives both in Mexico and Brazil. Julio has ample expertise in capacity building and facilitation. In 1989 he was named an Ashoka fellow for his social innovation work with indigenous communities. “I believe that solutions to problems are built from dialogue “Knowledge is not transmitted, it is constructed»: the educational act refers to the joy of building a world in common” (P. Freire)