This Initiative Is Protecting Arunachal's Heritage & Local Economy

WWF-India is working with the Monpa people of western Arunachal Pradesh to preserve their heritage homes through sustainable tourism

Phurshing gombu is a charcoal roasted savoury dough infused with solidified oleoresin. It is believed to alleviate muscular pain Photo: Copyright: Nishant Sinha/WWF-India

A newly-launched community-based tourism project in Arunachal Pradesh is hoping it will succeed in preserving the traditional architecture of the native populace while providing a sustainable economic lifeline at the same time.