How will all of those kharais fare in a region that has become less hospitable to them?
Demonstrating a model of mangrove ecotourism, they have also encouraged other groups of women to adopt similar ventures.
Over 3,000 canals spread across 5,000 hectares dug in order to save mangroves that supported the fish on which the community dependes.
Is concrete the way forward in rebuilding the Sunderbans?
A new concept of development that builds in a green economy not as an adjunct but as central to our policies.
“We don’t want grains or a house; just give us our grazing land.”