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First Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market of the year in Shillong

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Three communities from Meghalaya participated in the monthly Mei Ramew Farmers’ Market which was organised by the North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS) on Saturday at the office’s premises in Laitumkhrah. The market showcased and sold various produce … Continue reading

Cooks’ alliance members catered lunch at the #GoVote Event

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On the 9th of April, 2019, Kong Plantina Mujai and Kong Dial Muktieh from Khweng and Kong Babika from Plasha collaborated to cater lunch to 1500 participants and officials at the #GOVOTELok Sabha Election Voter Awareness event at U Soso … Continue reading

This year’s first Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market moves to Tura, Garo Hills

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This year’s first Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market, the “Aman A•song Farmers’ Market” was held on 15th March 2019 at Police Parade Groun, Tura, West Garo Hills. Participating communities include Dura Kantragre, Darechikgre, Wakringtongre, and Bibragre from West Garo Hills, Rongram Block. … Continue reading

First ever Mei-Ramew Rice Festival by NESFAS

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NESFAS organized it’s first ever ‘Mei-Ramew Rice Festival’ on 13th March 2019 at Liarsluid, Ri-Bhoi. Nine communities from Umling and Bhoirymbong C&RD Block, Ri-Bhoi, Meghalaya worked together to commemorate and promote the importance of this staple food. This event aimed … Continue reading

2019’s Women’s Day focusses on the health and nutrition of women for a secure future.

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A woman’s health today A secure tomorrow! On celebrating the International Women’s Day 2019, NESFAS has initiated the campaign on Nutrition for women and children since March 1st Week. The campaign emphasizes the importance of consumption of wild edibles and … Continue reading

“Women are the custodians of biodiversity, food and nutrition”- WOMEN’S DAY 2019

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“We in NESFAS and The Indigenous Partnership for Agrobiodiversity and Food Sovereignty (TIP) acknowledge and therefore promote communities and societies that have been founded on the matriarchal values of nurturing, sharing, non-violent social structures and gender equality. We believe that … Continue reading