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Six communities assure to bring back millet

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A workshop cum awareness programme on the importance of “Millet” was held on the 26th June 2017 at Laitdiengsai Village, Mawkynrew Block organised by the Social Service Centre (SSC) Shillong in collaboration with NESFAS. The programme is also part of … Continue reading

“Strengthening Convergences for Empowering Women Farmers in Meghalaya”- Workshop at SIRD

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Women farmers Meghalaya

North East Network (NEN) Shillong organised a two-day workshop on 13th and 14th June 2017 on developing a roadmap for action taken towards “Strengthening Convergences for Empowering Women Farmers in Meghalaya” at SIRD (State Institute of Rural  Development), Nongsder. The … Continue reading

NESFAS is hiring

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NESFAS, a partner of The Indigenous Partnership for Agrobiodiversity and Food Sovereignty (TIP), Rome is looking for young Researchers who can undertake literature review, synthesise, compile and write reports. NESFAS had conducted several socio-economic well-being studies in Meghalaya as part … Continue reading

‘World’s 75% remaining biodiversity in the land of indigenous peoples’- Eastern Mirror

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Article published in Eastern Mirror, Nagaland Chizami, March 8(EMN): 75% of the remaining biodiversity of this world is in the land and territories of indigenous peoples, said Phrang Roy, coordinator, Indigenous Partnership for Agrobiodiversity and Food Sovereignty, Italy and chairman for … Continue reading

Terra Madre Day 2016 Shifts focus to Moosakhia, Jaintia

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Terra Madre Meghalaya

The 8th Terra Madre Day once again was celebrated around the world on 10th December. An annual Slow Food’s call to action that has become a tradition where hundreds of events take shape ranging from collective meals, fundraisers, community festivals, protest, … Continue reading

Local Resources, Local Technologies. Sustainable Renewable Source of Energy

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In this day and age where everything we do depends on electricity, a short interruption in power can create a disturbance to be lost in a moment of darkness. In Meghalaya, people living in the remote villages are still constrained … Continue reading