Food Sovereignty: The Way Forward for Agriculture in Meghalaya Post Covid-19

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By Bhogtoram Mawroh In their 2013 document Food Security and Sovereignty (Base Document for Discussion) FAO stated “Without the right to food one cannot guarantee life, dignity or the enjoyment of other human rights”. The importance of food was brought … Continue reading

NESFAS welcomes new Executive Director

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The Advisory Board of NESFAS and its staff welcomed Pius Ranee as the new Executive Director of NESFAS. He succeeds Dr. Melari Nongrum who returns to Martin Luther Christian University as the Dean, School of Social Work. With eight years … Continue reading

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Business opportunity: Suppliers/dealers for filmmaking equipment

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Invitation for Tender for the Provision of Participatory Video Equipment. On behalf of North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (hereafter referred to as NESFAS), the Executive Director invites you to submit a tender in relation to provision of Participatory … Continue reading

The indigenous way of life: Food story of an indigenous youth

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“I live in a place where food is everywhere, while in the cities people are struggling for food. All I need to do is just walk or climb a tree to get a fruit. People would say it’s not just … Continue reading

Comeback of the super-grain: Bringing millet back to life

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People are left wondering as to what would happen if there was food scarcity during the recent Covid-19 Lockdown that struck the state and worldwide. The Government in its own way is trying its level best to provide ration at … Continue reading

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“Covid-19 Crisis an opportunity for innovation”, Mother Earth Cafe – Darichikgre village

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By Chenxiang Rimchi N Marak, Janak Preet Singh and Bhogtoram Mawroh The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted the economy throughout the world with small business being particularly vulnerable because of their lack of capital to tide over the lull in the … Continue reading