Alexander Petroff: Sustainability Trainer
Petroff’s Working Villages International provides support and know-how to economically and environmentally sustainable practices in developing countries. Four years into the project, the model village of Ruzizi, Congo, supplies the region with organic produce.
Alexander Petroff is not just a sustainability enthusiast–he’s also a TED Fellow. Petroff helped the people of Ruzizi eliminate pollution and unemployment and replace them with personal pride and locally grown vegetables.
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