Enhancing food and nutrition in Children’s Homes through Traditional Food

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The State Child Protection Society (ICPS) in collaboration with District Child Protection Unit organised a workshop on Swachhata Hi Seva (SHS) Campaign for Swachhata Pakhwada 2020 for all District Child Protection Units and Child Care Institutions on March 12, 2020 … Continue reading

The potential of Indigenous Food in tourism sector

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Senior associate at NESFAS, Janak P Singh, represented the organization on March 12, 2020 at the National Seminar on ‘Sustainable Tourism and Environmental Conservation: A tool for Community Development’ at Sankardev College Shillong. He shared NESFAS’ works on Indigenous Food … Continue reading

NESFAS, PHC Laitryngew to promote healthy eating and nutrition together

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With the widespread global coronavirus outbreak, the NESFAS team on Monday (March 16, 2020) held an awareness programme on the importance of local food systems for improved health and nutrition at Nongtraw, East Khasi Hills district. Pius Ranee, senior associate … Continue reading

Umsawwar: A Hotbed Of Agrobiodiversity

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By Bhogtoram Mawroh and Bankerda Chyne About an hour’s drive away from Mawkynrew lies Umsawwar village, a quintessential Khasi upland village surrounded by grassland and patches of pine. A couple of years ago the approach road to this village was … Continue reading

Aman A•Song Farmers Market held in Garo Hills

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The Aman A•song Farmers Market (3rd edition) was held on March 13, 2020 where communities from two blocks — Rongram Block West Garo Hills and Samanda Block East Garo Hills namely Bibragre, Darechikgre and Darebokgre from East Garo Hills took … Continue reading

Ka Jingriewspah ka Meiramew ha Umsawwar, East Khasi Hills

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By Bhogtoram Mawroh and Bankerda Chyne Kumba shi kynta na Mawkynrew ka don ka shnong kaba Kyrteng ka Umsawwar kaba dei ka shnong kaba kham kyndong, bad la ker tawiar ia ka  da ki sharing phlang ba jyrngam bad ki … Continue reading