Category Archives: Events

“Traditional Seeds for a Sustainable Future”- Seed Fair at Laitsohpliah Village

Events 0 comments

A seed fair was held on the 13th March 2018, organised by Laitsohpliah RC/LP UP School at Laitsohpliah Village, East Khasi Hills Meghalaya, supported by NESFAS. Laitsohpliah Village is one of the active partner communities of NESFAS and is engaged … Continue reading

“Ki Symbai Tynrai, Ka Lawei Ba Phyrnai”: Seed Fair

Events 0 comments

The partner communities of Lyngngam area, namely Pyndengmulieh, Porksai and Nongthawkhong jointly hosted a Seed Fair on the 22nd February 2018 at Pyndengmulieh village. This programme was organized mainly to create awareness in preserving, strengthening and most importantly promote the … Continue reading

NESFAS at 2nd ‘Organics and Millets 2018 International Trade Fair’, Bangalore

Events 0 comments

Pius Ranee, Senior Associate, Agroecology, represented NESFAS at the 2nd “Organics and Millets” International Trade Fair 2018 organized by the Government of Karnataka, which was held from the 19th to 21st January 2018 at Bangalore Palace. This is the second … Continue reading

Better soil for better crops, better food and a healthier tomorrow!

Events 0 comments
meghalaya soil

World Soil Day 2017 celebration with the indigenous communities NESFAS along with Laitsohpliah, Laitthemlangsah and Laitumïong communities observed the “World Soil Day 2017’’ at Laitsohpliah village, Meghalaya on the 5th December 2017. The programme was centred around FAO’s “Global Soil … Continue reading

Where is the love, if there is no food?

BLOG Events REPOST 0 comments
Food for peace cfs44

Originally published: Committee on World Food Security CFS44 Why do we eat food? Yes, food sustains us in all possible ways. But it can also be an ultimate goal for peace. We often forget that food, clothing, and shelter are … Continue reading

A ride back to our roots: Inter-school Indigenous Food Cooking Competition

Events 0 comments
Indigenous food cooking competition Shillong

The Inter School Indigenous Food Cooking Competition Shillong was held on the 23rd September 2017 at ‘Lahai-roi’ Gardens, Umkdait, Nongmensong Shillong,  as part of the Golden Jubilee Celebration organized Seven Set Higher Secondary School Shillong. The theme for the event was … Continue reading