Government of India signs loan agreement with World Bank to revitalize natural resources in Meghalaya
On April 16, the Government of India (GoI) has signed a $48 million loan agreement with the World Bank to support selected communities in Meghalaya to manage their natural resources using a community-led landscape approach. The project is expected to benefit 1,00,000 people in rural Meghalaya besides building the capacity of some 30,000 youth through access to technology. The Meghalaya Community – Led Landscapes Management Project (MCLLMP) is designed to support the State’s three tribal communities – Khasi, Garo, and Jaintia – in managing its forests and natural resources through customary laws. The closing date of the Project is 30th June, 2023.
Topics: Christianity in Meghalaya • Ethnic groups in Bangladesh • Ethnic groups in South Asia • Garo • Garo people • Khasi Hills • Meghalaya • Northeast India • Seven Sister States • Tourism in North East India