Eastern Himalayas

Case Study: Farmers of Omita Gaon, Krishna Boda, Assam, India

Farmers of Omita Gaon, Krishna Boda, Assam, India - Food for the Future Award

The Food for the Future Award was conferred to Krishna Bodo of Omita Gaon (Assam’s papaya village) where under his initiative Community based farming are changing rural livelihoods. The Award was presented by renowned botanist Scott McMahan from the Atlanta Botanical Garden

Case Study: Joint Forest Management Committee of Bhairabkhunda, Assam

Joint Forest Management Committee of Bhairabkhunda, Assam

The Eastern Himalayan Conservation Award goes to Joint Forest Management Committee of Bhairabkhunda for their afforestation work in the conflict & violence infested area of Udalguri resulting in to more forest cover and shelter to the Wildlife in the region. The Award was presented by Krishan Aggarwal from Vivanta by Taj, Guwahati

More than hundred delegates from 9 different countries to speak at Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum in Guwahati on 2nd-3rd November

Scott Mcmahan, Atlanta Botanical Garden, USA, Prof. Koyuu Furusawa, Kokugakuin University, Tokyo, Miss World Japan, 2016, Priyanka Yoshikawa, Founder Trustee, Balipara Foundation, Ranjit Barthakur, Sivaporn Dardarananda, Secretary General, Elephant Reintroduction Foundation,  Nicholas Claxton, Co-Founder, WOW Media Communications, Harry Hakuei Kosato, CEO, La Ditta, Ltd. and Rituraj Phukan, Walk for Water.

Guwahati, 1st November 2017: Balipara Foundation is delighted to announce the Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum, 2017 to be held on 2nd and 3rd November 2017, at Vivanta by Taj, Guwahati, Assam, India. A press conference was hosted today at the same venue to introduce the forum.

First Workshop Ecotourism for Visitors from Baligaon Mishing Village

Visitors from Baligaon Mishing Village

Highlights

UNDER THEORETICAL SECTION

  •   Presentation on Eastern Himalayan Botanic Ark by Sangita Deka.

  •   Presentation on birds and butterfly identification techniques and their importance in ecotourism by Manu Saikia

  •   Discussion on scopes of ecotourism by Pinaki, Manu and Sangita with the community members.

Recommenced Waste Management Project - First Workshop

Recommenced Waste Management Project

On the 2nd day of this month at 10.00am, we have successfully re-started the Waste Management Project at Wild Mahseer. The workshop was organized to train the staff and consultants at Wild Mahseer including the Eastern Himalaya Botanic Ark. Naturenomics™ lead, Mr. Gautam Baruah and Manu Saikia explained the process of managing waste developed from the respective bungalows and rest of the area. They were supported in their endeavour by the Wild Mahseer consultants. The whole process has started with a new enthusiasm with the aim of maintaining the process regularly by all members of the campus.. They were also told about the relationship of good health and hygiene to waste management.

Shubhendu Sharma: How to grow a tiny forest anywhere

Shubhendu Sharma: How to grow a tiny forest anywhere
Shubhendu Sharma: How to grow a tiny forest anywhere

Red Panda, West Bengal

Red Panda, West Bengal

Red Panda, West Bengal
Photo Credit: Nikhil B. Vatsal

 

Golden Langur, Assam

Golden Langur, Assam

Photo Credit: Saurabh Sawant

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