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A Journey of Millet from Farm to Plate

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‘Krai’ (In local Khasi language) or Millets are heritage food of the indigenous people and over the years, NESFAS has been trying to revive its production. According to the inhabitants of Nongtraw, East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya, millet used to be … Continue reading

It starts at home, the community, the school, and with school garden .

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Workshop: Collective Action to revive indigenous food systems through School Garden. Over the course of interaction with the communities, a concern was raised for having a safe space where people can come together and start discussing about their concerns and … Continue reading

Six communities assure to bring back millet

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A workshop cum awareness programme on the importance of “Millet” was held on the 26th June 2017 at Laitdiengsai Village, Mawkynrew Block organised by the Social Service Centre (SSC) Shillong in collaboration with NESFAS. The programme is also part of … Continue reading

“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