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Lessons on food security from Nagaland amid COVID-19

Originally published in The Shillong Times By Pratyasha Ghosh The US is on fire. In addition to being the worst affected country in the world by the COVID-19 pandemic, it is also the site of massive protests to reopen cities … Continue reading

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Pandemic & Lesson On Food Sovereignty- By H H Mohrmen

Originally published in The Shillong Times Article by H H Mohrmen A decade or two ago, countries, churches and all kinds of organisations worth their name were busy planning vision 2020 for their organisation. Perhaps like the year 2000, the … Continue reading

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Grassroot Innovations: A Continuation of Indigenous Traditions

By Gratia Dkhar, Naphishisha Nongsiej and Bhogtoram Mawroh What comes to mind when we hear of names like Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, and Elon Musk. All these modern stalwarts are considered to be the great innovators of modern … Continue reading

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NESFAS to build isolation rooms for traditional knowledge holders

NESFAS had always looked up to the elderly members of its partner village communities as traditional knowledge holders, many of who are the custodians of it’s Food Network initiatives like millet, rice and honey and more. The organisation has been … Continue reading

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Victory Garden: A Way to Build Resilience in this time of COVID-19 Pandemic

Published in The Shillong Times By Gratia Dkhar Varied hues of blooming flowers, lemon green leaves erupting, birds making their nests and farmers preparing to sow new seeds are sights that mark the arrival of spring. This year too, nature … Continue reading

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NESFAS asks Govt to hike farmers’ weekly income during Covid-19 shutdown

In a bid to help farmers’ during the nationwide pandemic shutdown to curb the spread of  the Coronavirus (Covid-19), NESFAS on Thursday sent a letter to the CMO of Meghalaya to help farmers during this crisis. In the letter, NESFAS … Continue reading

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