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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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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