Eastern Himalayas

Case Study: Hong Village Community, Ziro Arunachal

Rolf von Bueren from LADV, Thailand presents the Naturenomics Award to Hong Village Community from Zero, Arunachal Pradesh

One of the few people in the world who continue to live in harmony with nature, Hong Village Community’s’ methods of sustainable farming and social forestry is without a parallel anywhere in this world. Settled in Ziro, one of the most beautiful Himalayan valleys in India, the Village Community remains proud of their traditional history while maintaining a balance with the changing world. Built on flat lands, the farms where the community practice wet rice cultivation along with pisciculture, is an epitome of efficiency.

Talk Time with Wasbir Hussain: Lisa Mills

Talk Time with Wasbir Hussain: Lisa Mills
Talk Time with Wasbir Hussain: Lisa Mills
Lisa Mills, Elephants on the Line, an Elephant conservationist & educator speaks to Wasbir about the declining numbers of Elephants and the challenges of habitat de-gradation. She speaks about Elephant conservation success through education for the new generation and to provide the best of community & science to give to the Elephants. 
 

A day in a Garo village by Balipara Foundation Team

Balipara Foundation team with the ladies of Garo Gaon

On 4th of December 2016, Mr. Ranjit Barthakur along with the BTFF team members experienced a village life of three tribal communities which are Garo, Nissi, and Bodo tribe. The team was first guided to Sengelimari Garo Gaon by Mrs. Eliza Boro, a member of Mahila Shakti Kendra and owner of Saneki at NaturenomicsTM Bazaar. There they met Mrs. Sushila Sangma, widow of a late army officer. The team explored her home garden where they found a large variety of trees including orange, black pepper, pineapple etc.

Case Study: Dr. Tirtha : Life Time Achievement Winner @ BFA 2016

Dr Tirtha Bahadur Shrestha was given the Balipara Foundation Lifetime Service Award for his inimitable conservation work in the Eastern Himalayas, he calls ‘the abode of biodiversity’

Dr. Tirtha was acknowledged by Balipara Foundation with Life Time Achievement Award, 2016

Sarita Dasgupta in conversation with Rajeev Goyal @ EHNF 2016

Sarita Dasgupta in conversation with Rajeev Goyal @ EHNF 2016
Sarita Dasgupta in conversation with Rajeev Goyal @ EHNF 2016
Rajeev Goyal, Director, Vertical Univrsity, KTK belt speaks to Sarita Dasgupta on the work of, his passion and vision for the "vertical University", KTK-Belt, Nepal and its objectives.
 
  • Building an indigenous knowledge portal, a video platform where farmers share their knowledge on plants and it uses; to conserve this knowledge and disseminate it to the world; 
  • Transforming lands to on ground learning centers to tackle land grabbing that displaces farmers and shrinks land holding sizes. 

Sarita Dasgupta in conversation with John Roberts @ EHNF 2016

Sarita Dasgupta in conversation with John Roberts @ EHNF 2016
Sarita Dasgupta in conversation with John Roberts @ EHNF 2016

John Roberts,from Thailand's GTAEF, talks to Sarita Dasgupta about Elephant Tourism, the importance of Mahout Training and sensitizing them to the psychological and emotional needs of an Elephant and building a bond.

Eastern Himalayan Botanic Gardens Nameri Field Station

Eastern Himalayan Botanic Gardens Nameri Field Station
Eastern Himalayan Botanic Gardens Nameri Field Station

Honouring the Great Botanists of Balipara & a word of gratitude from Ranjit Barthakur

Honouring the Great Botanists of Balipara & a word of gratitude from Ranjit Barthakur
Honouring the Great Botanists of Balipara & a word of gratitude from Ranjit Barthakur

Honouring the Great Botanists of Balipara & a word of gratitude from Ranjit Barthakur

At the Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum, 2016, Ranjit Barthakur, Founder Balipara Foundation, honours the great Botanists from Balipara, whose great knowledge & wisdom of Botany was gained through decades of hands on experience and without any formal education or training experience.

 

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