Where is the love, if there is no food?

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Food for peace cfs44

Originally published: Committee on World Food Security CFS44 Why do we eat food? Yes, food sustains us in all possible ways. But it can also be an ultimate goal for peace. We often forget that food, clothing, and shelter are … Continue reading

A ride back to our roots: Inter-school Indigenous Food Cooking Competition

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Indigenous food cooking competition Shillong

The Inter School Indigenous Food Cooking Competition Shillong was held on the 23rd September 2017 at ‘Lahai-roi’ Gardens, Umkdait, Nongmensong Shillong,  as part of the Golden Jubilee Celebration organized Seven Set Higher Secondary School Shillong. The theme for the event was … Continue reading

In loving memory of Dr. Bhuwon Ratna Sthapit, dear friend of NESFAS

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Originally published in Platform for Agrobiodiversity Research (PAR) “In loving memory of Dr. Bhuwon Ratna Sthapit, Community Based Agrobiodiversity defender, mentor and dear friend of PAR” We are deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Dr. Bhuwon Ratna Sthapit, Senior … Continue reading

“Beekeeping for livelihood and sustainable agricultural development” focus of 2017

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Honeybee Meghalaya

“Beekeeping for livelihood and sustainable agricultural development” is the theme of the “World Honey Bee Day” 2017 that was celebrated in Meghalaya, India. The “World Honey Bee Day” was celebrated on 19 August 2017. It was organised by the Directorate of … Continue reading

Indigenous agricultural practices hold key to maintaining biodiversity & mitigating climate change

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INDIGENOUS AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES HOLD KEY TO MAINTAINING BIODIVERSITY & MITIGATING CLIMATE CHANGE Source: Indigenous agricultural practices hold key to maintaining biodiversity & mitigating climate change In early May 2017, the Global Alliance for the Future of Food hosted its 2nd International … 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

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