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2,84,722 Trees Planted in Balipara County, Assam in 30 minutes

2,84,722 Trees Planted in Balipara County, Assam in 30 minutes

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.

Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum 2017

Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum 2017 Photo Credit: Jeevan, Courtsey Pixabay

The distinctive richness of the Eastern Himalayas can be attributed to its colorful biodiversity, numerous niche ecosystems, and vibrant communities. Understanding the dynamics, structure, and functioning of these systems adds an enormous complexity to not only their conservation and restoration, but also in engaging stakeholders and finding innovative long-term solutions.

7th Rabindranath Barthakur Memorial Lecture

7th Rabindranath Barthakur Memorial Lecture

7th Rabindranath Barthakur Memorial Lecture
by
Vance G. Martin, Founder – WILD Foundation, USA

The 7th Balipara Foundation Social Recognition Awards 2019

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. 

Strengthening community livelihoods through nature capital as the core of conversation on the second day of the 7th edition of the Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum 2019

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.” 

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10 Asian Countries Meets 5 Western Countries at the 7th Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics Forum 2019 in Guwahati

10 Asian Countries Meets 5 Western Countries at the 7th Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics Forum 2019 in Guwahati

Common Grounds (An Interactive Cultural Event Addressing Man - Animal Conflict)

Common Grounds  (An Interactive Cultural Event Addressing Man - Animal Conflict)
  1. Date of event: 20th July 2019

  2. Time: 5pm-7.30pm

  3. Location: The Maati Centre, Uzanbazar, Guwahati

  4. Footfall: 60+ people

Sikkim Chapter Hosted in Gangtok

1st Regional Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum 2019

1st Regional Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum 2019

Gangtok, 27th April 2019: The first ever regional series of the Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum 2019 was successfully hosted at the Sikkim University campus in Gangtok today. The primary theme of the forum was ‘Community, Conservation & Livelihoods: The Lepcha Community’.

Many eminent speakers from diverse fields were present at the forum and shared their thoughts on the topic.

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