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TIP applauds the recognition of the Indigenous Living root bridges in Meghalaya, North-East India

The Khasi, Jaintia and Garo tribes of Meghalaya have had an intrinsic link with nature that shapes not just their agroecological practices but also a sustainable management of landforms. Their culturing of the living root bridges stands testimony that even infrastructure development can be "rooted" to mother earth and not be extractive in its impact.

Call for UNESCO world heritage status for these unique examples of traditional knowledge that works with nature, click link to read more.

Photo: Andre J Fanthome | The Indigenous Partnership | NESFAS



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