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Be the Solution to Soil Pollution!

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“Be the Solution to Soil Pollution” The roles of soils in food production and food quality, in climate regulation and in the provision of raw materials and services, are widely recognized. The prevention of soil pollution could reduce soil degradation, … Continue reading

Local artisans represent Meghalaya at the 2018 International Conference on Handlooms

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Local weavers and embroiderers from Meghalaya are presently taking part in the week-long training-cum-awareness international conference on handlooms called the “Chenetha Chetikala Sambaralu” in Chirala town, Andhra Pradesh from November 11 to 18, 2018. This conference serves as a platform … Continue reading

Local Food Champions take part in Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market

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As an activity of the “No One Shall Be Left Behind Initiative”, NESFAS hosted its monthly Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market on the 5th of October 2018 at its headquarters Laitumkhrah, Shillong. This time, the event saw the participation of school children … Continue reading

Delegates from North East India to take part in the Terra Madre: Salone del gusto 2018

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The Terra Madre Salone del Gusto 2018 will take place in Turin, Italy from the 20th to 24th September. This year’s theme is “Food for Change”.  This biennial meeting aims to bring together a network of food communities, small producers … Continue reading

Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market held in Shillong

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NESFAS and SSC (Social Service Centre) Shillong Archdiocese organized a Mei-Ramew Farmers’ market on the 26th July 2018 at Savio Hall, Laitumkhrah Shillong. This market aims to promote and generate awareness on Indigenous Food Systems and its contribution towards food … Continue reading

Remembering a Hero! ‘U Tirot Sing’

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NESFAS organized an in-house commemoration to honour the legacy of U Syiem Tirot Sing. It has been 183 years since the passing of this great chieftain who was the first to not only defend the land and his people against … Continue reading