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Title:
Statistics on Waste Pickers in Brazil
Series Subtitle:
WIEGO Statistical Brief No. 2
Author(s):
Dias, Sonia M..
Date:
May, 2011
Publication Type:
Briefs
Description:

Statistics Waste Pickers BrazilIn the current economic downturn, the job of waste picker has taken on new importance as an employment opportunity for those with limited education and skills. Moreover, waste picking is increasingly recognized as making a valuable contribution to global environmental efforts and the development of cities.

 

This brief is part of the WIEGO Publication Series.

 

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