Category Archives: WORKSHOPS

Enhancing food and nutrition in Children’s Homes through Traditional Food

The State Child Protection Society (ICPS) in collaboration with District Child Protection Unit organised a workshop on Swachhata Hi Seva (SHS) Campaign for Swachhata Pakhwada 2020 for all District Child Protection Units and Child Care Institutions on March 12, 2020 … Continue reading

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The potential of Indigenous Food in tourism sector

Senior associate at NESFAS, Janak P Singh, represented the organization on March 12, 2020 at the National Seminar on ‘Sustainable Tourism and Environmental Conservation: A tool for Community Development’ at Sankardev College Shillong. He shared NESFAS’ works on Indigenous Food … Continue reading

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NESFAS, PHC Laitryngew to promote healthy eating and nutrition together

With the widespread global coronavirus outbreak, the NESFAS team on Monday (March 16, 2020) held an awareness programme on the importance of local food systems for improved health and nutrition at Nongtraw, East Khasi Hills district. Pius Ranee, senior associate … Continue reading

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Agroecology Learning Circle: Exchange visit

Custodian farmers from Jongksha and Umkhoi (partner communities of Social Service Centre) took part in an exchange visit to Khweng, Ri-Bhoi Agroecology Learning Circles (ALC) on February 20, 2020. Kong Ridian Syiem, Kong Rosilian Khymdeit and Bah Wosly Muktieh, members … Continue reading

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Capacity building exchange visit: Mei-Ramew Cafes

SURE (Society for Urban and Rural Empowerment) identified potential Mei-Ramew Cafe owners: Kong Phawa from Cham-Cham, East Jaintia  Hills and Kong Kyndait fromMawpyut, West Jaintia Hills. NESFAS in collaboration with SURE organised an exchange visit to the two Mei-Ramew Cafes … Continue reading

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NESFAS staff attends ALC workshop in Karnataka

Pius Ranee, a senior associate at NESFAS, attended a five-day workshop — Agroecology Fund Global Learning Exchange — that was organized by the Agroecology Fund (AEF), a multi-donor fund supporting agroecological practices and policies. The workshop was held from February 3-7, 2020 … Continue reading

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