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This section is intended for journalists and media professionals. It lists the latest press releases we are distributing to the media and a selection of press review.

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Road development not part of ITM mandate: NESFAS

Officials of North East Slow Food and Biodiversity Society (NESFAS) which is hosting the International Slow Food event titled “International Mei Ramew” in Shillong between November 4-7, this year made a field visit to Mawphlang Sacred Grove on Tuesday, following allegations by a section of the people there that a black-topped road was being built right through the Sacred Grove as part of preparation for this international event.

News Capsule

On May 29th, the NESFAS team along with the East Khasi Hills District Water & Sanitation Mission (DWSM) conducted an orientation programme at Chandigre in West Garo Hills on open defecation free and total sanitation.

40 villages keen to co-host Intl Terra Madre Festival in Nov

Representatives of 40 villages from various parts of Meghalaya gathered together at the Meghalaya Basin Development Authority Hall, Shillong, on Saturday as a joint step taken in preparation for the upcoming International Mei-Ramew 2015 to be held in the State in November.

Sacred Groves to host Terra Madre fest in October

The magical Sacred Groves at Lawkyntang, Mawphlang known for its cultural significance and ethereal beauty will host the first ever international Indigenous Terra Madre 2015 in India showcasing traditional foods of Meghalaya in October this year.

NESFAS organises evening of fine dining with Chef Antonini

Around one hundred people gathered on the lawns of the North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS) for an evening of fine dining with food prepared by Italian Chef Fabio Antonini, of Pianetta Terra, Amsterdam.

Press Releases

Laitsohpliah starts a Community Seed Bank

Phrang Roy, chairman of the North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS), on 18th April 2019 inaugurated a Community Seed Bank at Laitsohpliah, East Khasi Hills. After the inauguration, Roy congratulated the community members and said they should preserve the … Continue reading

First Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market of the year in Shillong

Three communities from Meghalaya participated in the monthly Mei Ramew Farmers’ Market which was organised by the North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS) on Saturday at the office’s premises in Laitumkhrah. The market showcased and sold various produce … Continue reading

Cooks’ alliance members catered lunch at the #GoVote Event

On the 9th of April, 2019, Kong Plantina Mujai and Kong Dial Muktieh from Khweng and Kong Babika from Plasha collaborated to cater lunch to 1500 participants and officials at the #GOVOTELok Sabha Election Voter Awareness event at U Soso … Continue reading

NESFAS to foster a glocal partnership by hosting the TIP Fellowship Programme 2019

Subsequent to the success of the Indigenous Youth Fellowship Programme in 2017, NESFAS, a local indigenous organisation, will host the programme for 2019 while bearing most of the cost of this hosting locally and nationally, making it a truly local-global partnership … Continue reading

This year’s first Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market moves to Tura, Garo Hills

This year’s first Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market, the “Aman A•song Farmers’ Market” was held on 15th March 2019 at Police Parade Groun, Tura, West Garo Hills. Participating communities include Dura Kantragre, Darechikgre, Wakringtongre, and Bibragre from West Garo Hills, Rongram Block. … Continue reading

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