The TAPESTRY project has been busy with a number of events in recent weeks
On 16 August a Batik-making workshop in Kultali, Sundarbans, brought together local people to make artwork. You can see some of the artworks here:
On 23 August TAPESTRY held a roundtable in Mumbai to discuss findings and next steps with community members and other local stakeholders, and in the same month Bombay61 and Mumbai’s Ministry of Magic held a four-day festival to celebrate local fishers’ relationships with the ecosystem, including an exhibition of co-produced images and maps, and local tours. Community validation workshops were held in the Indian and Bangladesh Sundarbans, as well as a stakeholder meeting at Caritas India, and a Roundtable at IUB in Dhaka.
On 8 and 9 September TAPESTRY held well-attended workshops and a roundtable in Kachchh, Gujarat, to share and discuss findings with teachers, local leaders and government officials. The events were well-attended and were covered in the local media, and photos from the research were also exhibited.
On 24 September a national roundtable took place, open to all, to discuss learning from all the TAPESTRY sites.