Jerônimo Villas-Bôas

Ecologist / Specialist in the sociodiversity product chain

 

 

Ecologist and expert on the sociodiversity products chain. With a Master’s degree in Environmental Management, Jerônimo is one of the most active advocates for the honey from native Brazilian bees and its by-products. He is also a consultant of the Socio-environmental Institute (ISA), a member of Slow Food and author of “Manual Tecnológico: Mel de Abelhas sem Ferrão”. Currently, he coordinates the meliponiculture project of PSTG (Indigenous Communities Tupiniquim and Guarani Sustainability Program), in Aracruz, Espírito Santo. Since 2015, he is a fellow of Ashoka, an international network of social entrepreneurs.