Forest Man


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Since the 1970’s Majuli islander Jadav Payeng has been planting trees in order to save his island. To date he has single-handedly planted a forest larger than Central Park NYC. His forest has transformed what was once a barren wasteland, into a lush oasis.

Humble yet passionate and philosophical about his work. Payeng takes us on a journey into his incredible forest.

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  1. The best ideas and initiatives often come from the poor, they don’t talk, they don’t have conferences or make new laws or treaties, they just act and do the things we only debate about. What a wonderful man…and what a result. If only we were a bit more like him…

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