From growing its own forest to selling organic fruits, this village funds its own development

An obscure village in the foothills of Melghat region of Amravati district in Maharashtra, Payvihir, has set an example for the country by consistently showing how communities and NGOs can work together to conserve the environment and ensure sustainable livelihood for people. In 2014, Payvihir bagged the Biodiversity Award from the United Nation’s Development Programme (UNDP)…