Sustainability

 

District Rural Development Agency: The Foundation nominated on the District Rural Development Agency (DRDA) for North and South Goa

Advisory Committee of Renewable Energy Sources: The Foundation nominated on District Advisory Committee of Renewable Energy Sources for North and South Goa under the Rural Development Agency, Govt. of Goa

Watershed Development Programme: The Foundation nominated as Project Implementing Agency (PIA) for 8 micro-watersheds to undertake Watershed Development Programme under the National Watershed Development Programme for Rainfed Areas (NWDPRA)

Grameen Vikas Andolan: The Foundation identified to implement Grameen Vikas Andolan by Council for Advancement in Peoples Action and Rural Technology (CAPART), a project supported by the Ministry of Rural Development

Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education: The Foundation nominated on the Board of Studies of Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, Govt. of Goa for drafting the syllabus on Environment Education.

Leadership for Environment and Development: Parag Rangnekar, Programme Officer-Environment awarded the Leadership for Environment and Development (LEAD) Fellowship for the year 2006-07

Fulbright Fellowship: Dr. Sachin Tendulkar, Programme Manager awarded the Fulbright Fellowship for the year 2007-08

ECHO Goa Best Book Award: Parag Rangnekar awarded the ECHO Goa Best Book Award for 2007-08 for the publication on “Butterflies of Goa”

First strawberry plot in Goa: The Foundation promoted the first commercial strawberry plot in the State of Goa in Verlem village of Netravali Panchayat through Self-Help Group.

Described a new species to science: Parag Rangnekar in association with Dr. K.A. Subramanian, Scientist-C,  Zoological Survey of India, Kolkota described a new species of dragonfly named Idionyx gomantakensis. The species was collected from Collem as part of the study on dragonflies of the State sponsored by the Dept. of Science, Technology & Environment, Govt. of Goa