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The Uplifting Fragrance of Incense

  • Mira Das
  • Ann-Cathrin Jöst
  • K. Rathna
  • Charlotte King
  • Saurabh UpadhyayEmail author
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Part of the Sustainable Development Goals Series book series (SDGS)

Abstract

Nestled in the north-east of India neighbouring Bangladesh, is Tripura, one of the smallest states in the country. It is home to 19 indigenous communities (known as Scheduled Tribes) that represent 30% of the population of the state. This is the story of Mira Das who makes incense sticks from bamboo and lifted her family out of poverty.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mira Das
    • 1
  • Ann-Cathrin Jöst
    • 2
  • K. Rathna
    • 3
  • Charlotte King
    • 4
  • Saurabh Upadhyay
    • 4
    Email author
  1. 1.TebariaIndia
  2. 2.DresdenGermany
  3. 3.New DelhiIndia
  4. 4.International Bamboo and Rattan OrganisationWangjing, BeijingChina

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