Category Archives: ARTICLE

Garo Hills communities exchange saplings to increase diversity

Monoculture has proven to be both a blessing and boon for some farmers across several areas in Meghalaya. However, this type of farming goes against traditional farming and also ensures no crop diversity in that particular area. Continue reading

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Meghalaya’s Resilience in the face of COVID-19: The Beekeeper’s story

‘Bees’- the Earth’s busiest and most fascinating creatures—probably don’t realise the amount of work they do, and they do more than just produce honey. While these tiny insects go about causally foraging, they pollinate a significant amount of the world’s … Continue reading

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Agroecology Pre and Post COVID-19: An opportunity to advance sustainable food systems

NESFAS in collaboration with The Indigenous Partnership (TIP) held an online conference with Dr Francisco J. Rosado-May of the Mayan Intercultural University of Quantana Roo, Mexico on October 19, 2020. He presented a lecture on agroecology and how indigenous communities … Continue reading

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NESFAS Partner Communities Celebrate World Food Day

World Food Day, a day dedicated to tackle world hunger, is annually celebrated on October 16, 2020 globally. To commemorate this day, the North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS) along with its partner organisations — Society for Urban … Continue reading

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Nature’s Classroom: Children benefit from ABD walks while taking a ‘break’ from school

In the wake of the ongoing pandemic, children have been taking a break from school since the COVID-19 virus has been spreading far and wide. In urban areas, schools have adopted online teaching despite many complaints of poor connectivity. However, … Continue reading

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NABARD launches sanitation literacy campaign in Moodymmai

To create awareness to sustain behavioural change of the rural populace towards adopting good hygiene and sanitation practices, the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) launched a nation-wide Sanitation Literacy Campaign on October 2, 2020, on the 151st … Continue reading

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