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

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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!

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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?

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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

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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

“Beekeeping for livelihood and sustainable agricultural development” focus of 2017

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Honeybee Meghalaya

“Beekeeping for livelihood and sustainable agricultural development” is the theme of the “World Honey Bee Day” 2017 that was celebrated in Meghalaya, India. The “World Honey Bee Day” was celebrated on 19 August 2017. It was organised by the Directorate of … Continue reading

100 North East Communities Started a PLEDGE to celebrate the World Environment Day 2017 with NESFAS

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It started in 2016 when Mawhiang village in West Khasi Hills requested NESFAS to join in the celebration of the World Environment Day.  They decided to dedicate a community land to plant local tree varieties with support from NESFAS.  More … Continue reading