Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 1998
Lembaga Olah Hidup
This description of Yani Sagoroa's work was prepared when Yani Sagoroa was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1998.
Yani Sagoroa works with the Sandro – traditional healers and herbalists – to preserve bio-diversity and increase environmental awareness on the Indonesian island of Sumbawa. Together they are fighting the depletion of essential plant resources and the marginalization of traditional Sandro knowledge.
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