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.

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Press Releases

Job vacancy at NESFAS

Job Vacancy at NESFAS Staff 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 from … Continue reading

A visit to IIT Guwahati

On the 2nd August 2018, Phrang Roy, Chairman, NESFAS, Janak P Singh, Sr. Associate, NESFAS and Anita Roy, Board Member, NESFAS visited IIT Guwahati to explore possibilities of collaboration with the Department of Design, IIT Guwahati. The team met with … Continue reading

Nutrition for underprivileged children- Reach Shillong Ministries Programme

A programme focusing on food and nurtrition for children was held at the Reach Shillong Ministries (RSM)- An all out of School Programme Mawarliang, Laitkor, on the 27th July 2018. The aim of NESFAS’ involvement is to enhance the nutrition … Continue reading

Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market held in Shillong

NESFAS and SSC (Social Service Centre) Shillong Archdiocese organized a Mei-Ramew Farmers’ market on the 26th July 2018 at Savio Hall, Laitumkhrah Shillong. This market aims to promote and generate awareness on Indigenous Food Systems and its contribution towards food … Continue reading

Ki Jingbam Tynrai: Ka Lad ban Iakhun Pyrshah Ia ka Jingkyrduh Bam

Ha shuwa ban poi ha Sohra ka don kawei ka shnong kaba la ai kyrteng Sohra rim, kaba naduh ki por hyndai kulong kumah ka dei ka shnong kaba pawnam bad haduh mynta kane ka shnong ka dang iai khring … Continue reading

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