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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

Indigenous Feast at NE Science Fair

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NESFAS participated at the North East Innovators Meet and Technology Innovation Entrepreneurship (TIE) Expo 2019, from the 28th February to 2nd March 2019, at NEHU Convocation Hall, Shillong. The event was organized to mark the occasion of National Science Day … Continue reading

Taste workshop on Millet by NESFAS at Aruachal Pradesh

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NESFAS took part at the “Pungzm” Millet Festival on the 1st and 2nd February 2019 at Longding HQ, Arunachal Pradesh. The Tirap Community Resource Management Society under the aegis of the NERCORMP Society, along with the Wancho Cultural Society, organized … Continue reading