Balipara Foundation which works on community based conservation models is all set to hold its 6th Edition of Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics Forum 2018 on 1st and 2nd of November at the Lily Hotel in Guwahati, Assam.
The theme of the 6th Edition of the Forum, Rural Futures: Social-Environment-Economic Interdependence aims at developing rural futures, afforestation and focuses on universal basic income of the rural livelihoods. It also aims to create a bridge to address the issues of building natural assets.
In a press conference today by the foundation, Akeina Gonmei, a grassroots leader and social activist from Nagaland, thanked the Balipara foundation for the forum.
Varsha Wadhwani, Communications, Balipara Foundation said, ‘At Balipara Foundation we believe that Storytelling is a fundamental way by which we can trigger change. By communicating stories of strong women and grassroots leaders, who inspire others in their communities, we are building a positive narrative around the role of women, children and men conservation for building prosperous communities.’
The Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics Forum has once again embarked on its journey to bring together Communities, Universities, Government agencies, NGOs, donors and media professionals from all around to engage in a dialogue to explore business models, policy reforms, technology, etc. to identify innovative ideas for community conservation.
A major highlight of the event will be at the Balipara Foundation Awards on the evening of 2nd November that will recognize 16 Earth Heroes, who put into action innovative solutions for ecological restoration and inspire others.