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The MOA signing of “No One Shall Be Left Behind”- An REC funded project

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NESFAS signed on 30th April 2018 a Memorandum of Agreement with the Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) to receive a Rs. 9.41 Crores grant from REC’s CSR fund to support a three-year project called “No One Shall Be Left Behind”.  The … Continue reading

From where I stand: “Women have the solutions”

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Source: From where I stand: “Women have the solutions” Wekoweu (Akole) Tsuhah, from a rural community in Nagaland, India, is the first generation of women in her family to have been educated. She spoke to UN Women during the 62nd … Continue reading

Threading Narratives

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Article by: The Shillong Times By Willie Gordon Suting There has not been much research on textiles of Ri Bhoi district. Anna Louise Meynell sought to dig deep into this subject with the desire to promote and spread awareness. Her … Continue reading

In loving memory of Dr. Bhuwon Ratna Sthapit, dear friend of NESFAS

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Originally published in Platform for Agrobiodiversity Research (PAR) “In loving memory of Dr. Bhuwon Ratna Sthapit, Community Based Agrobiodiversity defender, mentor and dear friend of PAR” We are deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Dr. Bhuwon Ratna Sthapit, Senior … Continue reading

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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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