Jadav Payeng Of Assam – The Man Who Grew His Own Forest



A little over 30 years ago, a teenager named Jadav “Molai” Payeng began burying seeds along a barren sandbar near his birthplace in northern India’s Assam region to grow a refuge for wildlife. Not long after, he decided to dedicate his life to this endeavor, so he moved to the site where he could work full-time creating a lush new forest ecosystem. Incredibly, the spot today hosts a sprawling 1,360 acre of jungle that Payeng planted single-handedly.

Read the full article here: Jadav Payeng Of Assam – The Man Who Grew His Own Forest | In search of Greener Pastures.

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