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Gated communities are popular in Brazil,as well. Brazilians who can afford it fence themselves off. Housing for the poor is in short supply. Public investment in infrastructure and social housing is meager. Most land in Brazil is in private hands.Brazil is a vast country,but the land is unequally distributed. Millions of people who have none squat on private property and live in constant fear of eviction. Andre Albuquerque in the state of Paraná has dedicated himself to solving this mammoth problem. His organization Terra Nova mediates between owners,squatters,and communities. Albuquerque turns illegal occupants into legal owners. The Schwab Foundation has recognized him as a Social Entrepreneur.