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Indigenous Knowledge Systems of the Rabha community: Protecting elephants – Assam

Rabhas are among the nine plan tribe and fourteen hill tribes of Assam. 1 The Rabhas belong to the Indo-Mongoloid group of people and have similarities with other members of Bodo group such as Garos, Kachari, Mech, Koch, Hajong and … Continue reading

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Conserving the forests and protecting the livelihood of semi-nomadic tribal communities – West Bengal

NESPON – North Eastern Society for Preservation of Nature and Wildlife Location: 200 forest villages including the 5 forest sub-divisions of Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri districts, West Bengal. Project Holder: Mr. Soumitra Ghosh Objectives: # Community mobilized on child right issues … Continue reading

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