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School garden: One way to defend our traditional farming systems

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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

Traditional embroidery technique of Meghalaya- ‘KHNENG’

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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

Khweng Community steps forward for PRA

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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

Session 2 Composting Workshop at Laitsohpliah: The 1st turning

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The Rotation of the layers of the compost pile during the 1st turning is necessary to ensure active decomposition in all the layers. The top most layer of the compost is now placed at the bottom. While the inner-most layer … Continue reading