Reviving an old lost indigenous seed in Garo Hills

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Job's tears

The cultivation of indigenous crops has the potential to make agriculture climate-smart, genetically diverse and sustainable and that was the key-motivating factor for Aipil R Marak, a custodian farmer in Mandal Nokwat of Garo Hills.
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Sustainable Endeavours: NEN Field Coordinator helps start Bamboo School in Nagaland

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Bamboo School Initiative Nagaland North East Network

The North East Network (NEN), Nagaland, which is a partner organisation of the North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS), inaugurated a Bamboo School onWorld Youth Skills Day — July 1, 2019 — at Phek community. The project is part of NESFAS’ initiative under the project “No One Shall Be Left Behind Initiative”, funded by the Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) Limited.
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PGS members conduct Berkeley compositing training in Mawkma

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Four members from different Participatory Guarantee Systems (PGS) under Mawkma community attended a one-day Berkeley composting workshop hosted by NESFAS along with members of partner NGO Social Urban and Rural Empowerment (SURE) in Mawmihthied last month.
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CAN MEGHALAYA FEED ITSELF?

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Can Meghalaya feed itself

Supply chains have been restored and the possibility of an extended lockdown is very minimal. The threat of a covid-19 type pandemic (considering the continued intrusion into non-human ecosystem) however still looms large. During the early phases of COVID-19 lockdown, … Continue reading

Agrobiodiversity Walk helps youths learn about nature’s richness

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On August 4, 2020, Society of Urban and Rural Empowerment (SURE) in collaboration with North East Slow Food and Agro biodiversity Society (NESFAS) organised a Biodiversity Walks at Mulum village under Laskein Block, West Jaintia Hills. Continue reading

Business Opportunity: Content and Design of Report/Data

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Tenders from Agencies/Firms called for content selection, writing, designing, editing, proofing of the web based (monthly newsletter, annual report and six monthly progress report) of NESFAS. Interested Agencies/Firms can download the detailed NOTICE below. DOWNLOAD–> Notice inviting tender from media firms … Continue reading