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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.

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.

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.

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.

Ali Ai Ligang

Ceremonial start of paddy sowing

Ali-Aye-Ligang is a spring festival associated with agriculture, specially with the beginning of the Ahu paddy cultivation. It is celebrated by the  Mising  or Mishing an indigenous tribe of Assam, India. The festival marks onset of sowing seeds. The name of the festival is made up of three terms, 'Ali', legumes, 'Aye', seed and 'Ligang', to sow.

BFA 2018 Cultural performance by Tezpuriya Thespian

BFA 2018 Cultural performance by Tezpuriya Thespian
BFA 2018 Cultural performance by Tezpuriya Thespian

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