Category Archives: FIELD

Living Farms visit Nongtraw community as part of their exposure trip

The Living Farms team, who are on a five-day exposure to Meghalaya, visited Nongtraw community, East Khasi Hills on October 15, 2019. Farmers from Pashang and Umsawwar (Mawkynrew Area) also took part in this field visit. The team visited several shifting … Continue reading

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Living Farms visit Khweng, Ri-Bhoi on their first day in Meghalaya

Members of Living Farms, Odisha arrived at the NESFAS office on Monday October 14, 2019. They will be in Shillong till October 19 to learn and exchange ideas and explore future possibilities for partnership and collaboration. Members of Living Farms, … Continue reading

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Resource mapping as part of the GIZ project: “Enhancing nutritional diversity as a means of supplementing the mid-day meals of primary school children using local resources”

As part of the GIZ project “Enhancing nutritional diversity as a means of supplementing the mid-day meals of primary school children using local resources”, a team from NESFAS on Thursday visited Mawmihthied community (East Khasi Hills) to map the resources … Continue reading

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School garden: One way to defend our traditional farming systems

Lumstoin LP School in Mookyniang Khlieh Tyrshi village recently launched a new school garden on the 29th June 2018 in their premises. It all started in December 2017 when a team from the Thadlaskein Block approached NESFAS to help in … Continue reading

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Traditional embroidery technique of Meghalaya- ‘KHNENG’

The only known village for Khneng embroidery, Mustoh village, is located near the Bangladesh border in Shella Bholaganj Block of East Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya, India. It is situated 80km away from the State’s capital, Shillong. “The art of … Continue reading

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Khweng Community steps forward for PRA

PRA or Participatory Rapid Appraisal as a tool empowers local people in taking active roles in studying their habitat, environment, strength and weaknesses. Identifying priorities for development activities within the community is an important aspect of PRA exercises. Possible options … Continue reading

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