How Indigenous Peoples practices can guide our recovery from COVID-19

By Cristina Eghenter, Deputy Director, Governance and Social Development, WWF-Indonesia.

Indigenous women going to their gardens ©Komang.JPG

With the COVID-19 crisis highlighting the the crucial importance of a balanced relation with nature and interdependence of human, animal and environmental health, Cristina Eghenter, Deputy Director, Governance and Social Development, WWF-Indonesia, argues that learning from Indigenous Peoples is the best way to repair our broken relationship with nature and secure a healthy future for all.

Broken relationship

Our solutions are in nature

Good practices

Traditional rice fields in the Krayan Highlands, North Kalimantan, Indonesia. Photo Credit: ©Rasdi Wangsa
Harvest time in traditional rice fields in the Krayan Highlands. Photo Credit: © Robertson

Rights and participation

Building a future in which people live in harmony with nature.

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