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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

An Indigenous Food fest in Shillong

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The Indigenous Food Fest was organized by the Social Service Centre, Shillong Archdiocese, on 15th June 2018 at Savio Hall, Laitumkhrah Shillong, and NESFAS was invited to mentor the centre as well as participate.  The festival mainly featured a Farmers’ … Continue reading

Let’s #BeatPlastPollution and #SaveOurSoils- WED2018

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This year, for World Environment Day, NESFAS’ partner communities organized different activities to celebrate this auspicious event. The focus of most of the activities led by the communities is to “Beat Plastic Pollution” in order to “Save Our Soils”. NESFAS … Continue reading

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

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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

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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