Balipara, 4 th July: The Balipara Foundation in association with Mahila Shakti Kendra, 134 Ecological Task Force, Assam Investment Advisory Society, Forest Department, Assam and Assam State Rural Livelihood Mission planted over 2,84,722 trees in 78 villages in Balipara today to celebrate Van Mahotsav. The initiative saw participation from 9500+ households with 47,500+ individuals and is projected to impact more than 1 lakh people in Sonitpur district.
A tremendous year making a meaningful difference in the lives of the people, the communities that we serve and our majestic biodiversity, which remains as the cornerstone of the Foundation’s enduring commitment towards the Rural Futures in the Eastern Himalayas
The future with communities, livelihoods, nature-centred economy, biodiversity, education and natural resources is Rural Futures and thereby, an equitable and just future. Rural Futures is Balipara Foundation’s flagship framework aimed at demonstrating that a Naturenomics™ driven economy is both viable and suitable for communities in the long run.
Empowering Grassroots Leadership to Facilitate Community conservation and Environmental Protection
Guwahati, 6th November, 2019: Following the two-days long, Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum 2019, that served as a platform for exchanging dialogue on identifying and capitalizing on natural resources to deliver universal basic assets to the forest-fringe communities of the Eastern Himalayas, the 7th Balipara Foundation Social Recognition Awards was held, at Hotel Palacio, Guwahati.
Guwahati, 6th November, 2019: Following the discourse on identifying and capitalizing on our natural capital to deliver universal basic assets and facilitate socio-economic mobility in the local communities of the Eastern Himalayas, the second day of Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum 2019 began with keynote speaker Krishan Varma, Special Secretary (Rtd.), Govt. of India delivering a talk on “Sustainable Tourism in the Eastern Himalayan Region: Opportunities and Challenges.”