Eastern Himalayas

Case Study: Forest Ranger Khagen Bhuyan, Assam, India

Forest Ranger Khagen Bhuyan, Assam, India

The first recipient of the Rangers & Guards of the Eastern Himalayas was Forest Ranger Khagen Bhuyan from Assam for his valuable contribution towards synergizing community conservation and Wildlife conservation. The Award was presented by Prerna Singh Bindra, who has been at the forefront of the battle to conserve India’s wildlife for over a decade

Greenery Enthrals Beauty Queen

Priyanka Yoshikawa

Guwahati: Miss Japan 2016 Priyanka Yoshikawa said on Thursday that she will visit Kaziranga and Manas national parks to enrich her knowledge of nature and elephants.

Priyanka, 23, who is the brand ambassador of Balipara Foundation, is in the city to take part in the Eastern Himalayas Naturenomics Forum. The event is being organised by the foundation on Thursday and Friday.

Japan Beauty Queen Traces Bengal Roots

Priyanka Yoshikawa in Calcutta

Calcutta: The great-granddaughter of Prafulla Chandra Ghosh, Bengal's first chief minister, is on a visit to the land of her ancestry after being crowned Japan's most beautiful woman in 2016.

As Miss Japan, 23-year-old Priyanka Yoshikawa last year became only the second woman of mixed race to represent the country of her birth at an international pageant.

Her crowning had created a stir in a country where barely two per cent biracial babies are born in a year.

Case Study: Bhutan Glory Eco Club (Tsuseki & Limthure), Bhutan

Bhutan Glory Eco Club (Tsuseki & Limthure), Bhutan - The Nature Conservancy Award

The Nature Conservancy Award was conferred to Bhutan Glory Eco Club (Tsuseki & Limthure) for shifting the mindset of the youth of Nagaland through awareness and education, from a hunting culture to connecting to Nature and preserving our natural heritage. The Award was presented by Sarala Khailing, Regional Director at Ashoka Tree for Research in Ecology and the Environment

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.

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