Our Journey

  • 2006 - The Foundation commenced with its activities in the last quarter of the year
  • 2006 - The first project initiated was setting up of Vermi-culture and Bio-pesticide units under the expertise of Jaipur based Morarka Foundation with a financial assistance of Rs.11 lakhs
  • 2007 - Balipara Tract & Frontier Foundation (BTFF) was registered under the Societies Act as a Non-for-Profit NGO on 4th July
  • 2007 - This was followed by enrolling 1000 farmers across 50 villages from 8 diverse communities as partners of BTFF. The objective was to understand prevailing farming techniques and challenges, and create a data bank for driving Organic and Sustainable practices
  • 2007 - BTFF had also provided economic relief through seed distribution to over 1200 Flood affected farmers
  • 2007 - Naturenomics™ 1.0 is launched
  • 2008 - BTFF arranged for personalized winter apparel for 800 members of the forest staff in Kaziranga National Park
  • 2008 - The Foundation set up a Demonstration Breeding Unit for the Kuroiler variety of poultry, as part of its mandate to provide sustainable eco-livelihood opportunities for rural households
  • 2008 - Naturenomics™ 2.0 is launched
  • 2008 - Balipara Tract and Frontier Foundation in partnership with Earth Policy Institute had launched a translated version of "Plan B 3.0 - Mobilizing to Save Civilization" at Taj Mansingh Hotel, New Delhi.
  • 2008-09 - Developed integrated Organic Inputs to replace all chemical fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides as a first step to "Sustainable Agriculture Practices"
  • 2009 - Naturenomics™ 3.0 is launched
  • 2009-10 - The following projects were initiated :
    • Food Security through Organic Agricultural Practices
    • Food Security through Animal Husbandry
    • Biodiversity Security
    • Energy Security - Alternate and Renewable Energy
    • Water Security
    • Culture Security and Alternate Livelihoods
  • 2010 - Paper bag workshop was held with support of trainers from Swarnaprabha Handmade Paper Industry, Mongaldoi, Assam
  • 2010 - 2011 - Biodiversity Conference on Optimizing Biodiversity and Social Security in Mining Areas - an Earthy Vision. This was held in three regional locations - Pune, Ranchi, Bhubneshwar and at the national level at BTFF, Guwahati

 

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