INDIA – Lessons from India: How we can build equitable economies from restoring landscapes (Ruchika Singh, Marie Duraisami, Rohini Chaturvedi, Karishma Shelar, Rajendra Singh Gautam, WEF)

  • Sidhi is a resource-rich but impoverished district in central India.
  • Most of its inhabitants depend on forests and the land to survive.
  • But rising temperatures and desertification have made it harder for people there to thrive.
  • Through implementing nature-based solutions to tackle climate change, Sidhi can bring back vitality, improve productivity and see $19 million in benefits.