Case Study: Richard Belho
An architect by profession, Richard Belho was keen to provide avenues to promote art and culture while protecting the environment. In 2002, he set up Zynorique, a Bengaluru-based firm along with Kezhagwetuo (Ato) Peseyie to impart training and employable skills to the local youth of Nagaland. Through the organization he aims to inspire and motivate youth to protect the environment and create awareness about Nagaland’s art and culture. Over the last decade, through Zynorique, Richard and his team have worked on several initiatives with the goal of empowering the people of Nagaland. For his unique efforts, Richard Belho was awarded The Balipara Foundation Naturenomics Award.