Eastern Himalayas

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

Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum 2016: Rajeev Goyal on Vertical University, Nepal

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.

Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum 2016: John Roberts on Eco-Elephant Tourism in Thailand

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 Himalayas: Botanic Ark Nameri Field Station

Eastern Himalayan Botanic Gardens Ark Field Station
Eastern Himalayan Botanic Gardens Ark Field Station

Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum 2016: Note of gratitude by 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.

Rhythms of Manipur - Percussion ensemble

Rhythms of Manipur performed at EHNF on 8th & 9th Nov'16 at Vivanta by Taj, Guwahati.

About Rhythms of Manipur

Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum 2016: Conservation & Music

Pandit Chaurasia Ji in Jungalbandi with  Mr. and Mrs. Ramadorai @ EHNF BFA 2016
Pandit Chaurasia Ji in Jungalbandi with Mr. and Mrs. Ramadorai @ EHNF BFA 2016

This year at Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics Forum 2016 - Balipara Foundation Awards, saw a unique Jungalbandi of Art between Pandit Chaurasia Ji and Mrs. Ramadorai.

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