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“Strengthening Convergences for Empowering Women Farmers in Meghalaya”- Workshop at SIRD

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North East Network (NEN) Shillong organised a two-day workshop on 13th and 14th June 2017 on developing a roadmap for action taken towards “Strengthening Convergences for Empowering Women Farmers in Meghalaya” at SIRD (State Institute of Rural  Development), Nongsder. The … Continue reading

The Indigenous Partnership, NESFAS and ICAR Training of Researchers on indigenous value chain and marketing approaches

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“The modern industrial food and agricultural system which is locked to monocropping, chemicals, specialization, consolidation leading to a loss of biodiversity, soil erosion and loss of underutilized food plants will have to be transformed during the 21st Century because of … Continue reading

‘Finding New Heroes’ a workshop facilitated by UK-based Filmmaker Rani Khanna

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On 15th April 2017 NESFAS held a storytelling workshop ‘Finding New Heroes’ which aimed at empowering the youth to share the stories of local voices to global audiences. The workshop, facilitated by UK-based filmmaker Rani Khanna, trained 20 Mass Communications … Continue reading

Cooks’ Alliance Workshop at NESFAS

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On the 18th March 2017, a Cooks’ alliance workshop was held in NESFAS office whereby Mrs.Anita Roy, Board Member NESFAS shared with the local cooks of Khweng and Nongtraw community cooking techniques which strongly complement the relationship between traditional food … Continue reading

Rebranding Agriculture as a Profession for the Youth

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  From the 23rd to 27th January 2017, a training for Youth Leadership and Community Development was organised by the Society For Urban and Rural Development (SURE) Jowai, sponsored by Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYK) Jowai at Moosakhia Village, Amlarem … Continue reading

Green gold for farmers empowerment

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For the last couple of years, a great deal of awareness on health consciousness among the people in Meghalaya, or any other region, has risen. It has led them to insist eating primarily on clean food. Today, most of the … Continue reading