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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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.

Press Releases

Taste workshop on Millet by NESFAS at Aruachal Pradesh

NESFAS took part at the “Pungzm” Millet Festival on the 1st and 2nd February 2019 at Longding HQ, Arunachal Pradesh. The Tirap Community Resource Management Society under the aegis of the NERCORMP Society, along with the Wancho Cultural Society, organized … Continue reading

Job Vacancy- Communications Personnel

Job Vacancy at NESFAS Communications Personnel required for REC Foundation funded project “No One Shall Be Left Behind Initiative: Biodiversity for Food, Nutrition and Energy Security for 3000 Households in Meghalaya and Nagaland, North East India”. NESFAS encourages young people … Continue reading

Internship programme: Eri Weaves sector of NESFAS

Call for internship for interested candidates in the Eri Weaves sector of NESFAS The main objective of this internship is to expose the students of design and related discipline to a professional set up and build cadres of entrepreneurs by … Continue reading

NESFAS completes 6th Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market in true Christmas spirit

NESFAS hosted its monthly and last for year, Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market for the year 2018 on the 12th of December 2018 at its headquarters Laitumkhrah, Shillong. More than 200 visitors made it to the fanfare that celebrated the local produce … Continue reading

Be the Solution to Soil Pollution!

“Be the Solution to Soil Pollution” The roles of soils in food production and food quality, in climate regulation and in the provision of raw materials and services, are widely recognized. The prevention of soil pollution could reduce soil degradation, … Continue reading

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