Pakke Paga Festival 2019

Over the years of our conservation efforts in the Eastern Himalayas, we have realised that Conservation initiatives will succeed long- term in the mission of conserving the biodiversity only when there is a broader and deeper engagement with the communities. Our Communities are our future.

Rural Futures and building a Biodiverse Organic Himalaya on the launch of the 6 th edition of the Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum, 2018

Guwahati, 1st November 2018: At the much awaited 6th edition of the Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum 2018, Indian scholar and inspirational leader, Vandana Shiva, in a keynote address highlighted the importance of organic farming for Rural Futures and to conserve the web of life. Tracing India’s agricultural history, she spoke about the importance of organizing our politics, democracy and economy towards a circular economy and to conserve collectively with our communities “Vasudeva Kutumbh”.

Eastern Himalaya’s largest Forum for building prosperous communities in Asia

Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum, 2018

Rural Futures: Social-Environmental-Economic Interdependence

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.



Universal Basic Income Seminar

A seminar on Universal Basic Income was held on the 6th of October 2018, by Balipara Foundation in collaboration with Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Guwahati. The objective of the seminar was to bring consultants, experts and students from different backgrounds debating, suggesting and creating dialogue on ‘Basic Income’ and its relevance in India.

Internet Saathi - A Digital Literacy Programme

India has the world's second largest internet population with over 400 million users, but only 30% are women. Even as the world becomes increasingly connected, rural India is witnessing a widening online gender gap — only one in ten internet users is a woman. 

Greening the World with Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore

Making a Royals Nursery and pushing the cause of sustainable living, Rajasthan Royals announces the launch of “Green Jaipur” programme. Ranjit Barthakur, Founder Trustee of Balipara Foundation and Chairman, Rajasthan Royals is greening the world with RR and RCB.


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