The Board

Mr. Phrang Roy – Chairman, NESFAS, Member of the Advisory Board at AgroAcology Fund, Chairman at Meghalaya Water Foundation, Coordinator at the Indigenous Partnership for Agrobiodiversity and Food Sovereignty, International Councillor of Slow Food International.




Dr. Carl O. Rangad – Vice Chairman (Operations), NESFAS; Ph.D. Agriculture with specialisation in Mycology (mushrooms); (Retd) Director of Horticulture, Government of Meghalaya.




Ms. Bibiana Ranee – Grassroot activist and Custodian Farmer from Nongtraw Village, East Khasi Hills District, Meghalaya.




Ms. Patricia Mukhim – Editor, Shillong Times; Journalist and promoter of local food; Padmashree Award (2000)recipient.




Dr. A. K. Nongkynrih – Professor of Sociology, North East Hills University (NEHU), Shillong.



Dr. Glenn Kharkongor – Pro Vice-Chancellor, Martin Luther Christian University (MLCU), Shillong.




Ms. Anita Roy – Former Teacher, AMBRIT, International School, Rome; interior designer, resource mobilisation campaigner, creative cook, and Slow Food member.





Ms. Rikynti Syiem – Eri Weaver and Custodian Farmer from
Khweng, Ri Bhoi.




Mr. Saiphar Dohling – Farmer and Headman of Dewlieh, East Khasi Hills, Head master of SSA Upper Primary School, Dewlieh,  where he introduced SUPW in the school curriculum with School Garden, today it boasts local medicinal plants, as a major topic of focus.


KC Momin



Mr. K. C. Momin – (Retd) Director of Soil and Water Conservation, Government of Meghalaya, Shillong.





Mr. H.H. Morhmen – Environmentalist and Social Activist.





Ms. Seno Tsuhah – Project Team Leader, NEN, Nagaland; Knowledge holder.




Ms. Byllaimon Swer – Custodian Farmer, Laitsohpliah, East Khasi Hills. Responsible for setting up of  School garden and  Anganwadi kitchen garden in her village.


GP Wahlang



Mr. G. P.Wahlang – IAS (Retd.), Former Chief Information Commissioner, Meghalaya Information Commission.




Mr. Simorin Marbaniang – Custodian Farmer, Beekeeper, and Knowledge Holder from Lyngngam, West Khasi Hills. He plays an active role in the School Garden of his village.





Mr. Xavier Sunn – Sr. Associate Administration and Finance, NESFAS.