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World Food Day: Indigenous Food for Healthy Diets

According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation, over 820 million people — approximately one in nine people from around the world — were hungry and suffered from malnutrition and affected one in every three people. Every year, on October … Continue reading

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Global Handwashing Day: Clean Hands for All

Global Handwashing Day occurs on October 15, 2019 of every year. It is a global advocacy day which is dedicated to motivate everyone to wash their hands with soap as an effective and affordable way to prevent diseases and save … Continue reading

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NESFAS participates at the Farmer’s Market organised by Seng Kynthei Lumsohphoh

Two of NESFAS’ partner communities participated in the Farmers’ Market that was organized by the Seng Kynthei Lumsohphoh on October 5, 2019 at Nongthymmai playground. The market was held as part of the Platinum Jubilee Celebration of the Nongthymmai Sports … Continue reading

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NESFAS hosts Local Chefs’ Competition and Mid-Day Meal Food Festival at Mawmihthied

Community members from Mawmihthied bagged the first prize at the Local Chefs Competition, held on Monday at the Mawmihthied Community Hall, organized by the North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS). The competition was held under the theme ‘Enhancing … Continue reading

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NESFAS WINS BEST STALL AWARD AT POSHAN MELA HELD DURING FARMERS’ MARKET

Shillong: Deputy commissioner (East Khasi Hills district) M War Nongbri inaugurated the Mei-Ramew Farmers’ market and Poshan Mela on Friday at All Saints Hall, Shillong. The Farmers’ Market is an initiative by NESFAS, which is organised monthly wherein several communities … Continue reading

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Mei-Ramew Culinary Contest for youths held at Farmers’ Market in Shillong

The North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS) on Friday hosted the first ever Mei-Ramew Culinary Contest (for youths) as part of the International Youth Day celebration that was held on August 12, 2019. The contest was organised alongside … Continue reading

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