Press Section

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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Press Reviews

The Shillong Times
Mei Ram ew: a celebration of indigenous food ways

Twenty eight communities will participate in the two day event out of which 2 each are from the 8 states of the North East and 12 communities are from the State Press_Conf_28.11.2013

The Telegraph
Savour traditional food in Dec. fest

Slow food in the contemporary fast-food era is still a force to reckon with, especially when groups like the North East Slow Food and Agro-biodiversity Society (NESFAS) popularise and provide a new lease of life to the vanishing array of local food. This year, too, the slow food festival will be held at Mawphlang village, which hosts the celebrated sacred grove, on December 14

The Shillong Times
Slow Food: conserving bio-diversity, traditional food habits

Clinging on to the roots and basics of indigenous cuisines, North East Slow Food and Agrobio-diversity Society (NESFAS) is trying to reverse the craze for fast food.

The Shillong Times
Triumph For Slow Food

NESFAS since 2012 has held over 30 food festivals bringing together and connecting more than 150 villages of East and West Khasi Hills, Garo Hills, Ri-bhoi, Jaintia Hills, Assam and Manipur.

The Shillong Times
The Future We Want and the Influx Issue By Phrang Roy

I would like to draw the attention of the readers to some of the creative solutions that some nations and communities have found in the face of daunting, chaotic and even frightening circumstances.

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Press Releases

“Finding our Grassroots”: Storytelling workshop

Young story tellers come together to create storyboards for indigenous messages at a storytelling workshop at NESFAS.    What started as a sharing of work over cups of teas on the 13th and 14th July under the title “Tea Time … Continue reading

NESFAS activates its “No one shall be left behind” project supported by REC

NESFAS activates its “No one shall be left behind” project supported by REC Foundation (Rural Electrical Corporation Ltd), with a 3-Day Partnership Workshop with its partners NEN Nagaland, SSC Shillong and SURE Jaintia Hills, on 11/07/18. Over a three-year period, … Continue reading

Tea-time stories: Finding our Grassroots. JOIN US!

  ARE YOU A STORYTELLER? Join us for an evening session called “Tea-time Stories: Finding Our Grassroots” on the 13th and 14th July 2018, organized by NESFAS. Open to visual/graphic artists, storytellers, filmmakers, photographers, bloggers, content writers, and, communication enthusiasts. … Continue reading

School garden: One way to defend our traditional farming systems

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

Business Opportunities

SHORT TENDER NOTICE North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS) will undertake Baseline Survey & Analysis in 11 Project Districts of Meghalaya & Nagaland for REC-funded project, “No One Shall Be Left Behind Initiative: Biodiversity for Food, Nutrition and … Continue reading

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