Let’s #BeatPlastPollution and #SaveOurSoils- WED2018

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This year, for World Environment Day, NESFAS’ partner communities organized different activities to celebrate this auspicious event. The focus of most of the activities led by the communities is to “Beat Plastic Pollution” in order to “Save Our Soils”. NESFAS … Continue reading

Community-based forest management: Thematic Session organized by Procasur

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A Thematic Panel “Innovations on community Forest Governance and Conservation” was organized by Procasur, in collaboration with NERCoRMP, Meghalaya, on the 28th May 2081 at NEHU. Dr. Carl O Rangad, Vice Chairman (Operations), NESFAS and Ms. Merrysha Nongrum, Associate, NESFAS, … Continue reading

The MOA signing of “No One Shall Be Left Behind”- An REC funded project

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NESFAS signed on 30th April 2018 a Memorandum of Agreement with the Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) to receive a Rs. 9.41 Crores grant from REC’s CSR fund to support a three-year project called “No One Shall Be Left Behind”.  The … Continue reading

From where I stand: “Women have the solutions”

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Source: From where I stand: “Women have the solutions” Wekoweu (Akole) Tsuhah, from a rural community in Nagaland, India, is the first generation of women in her family to have been educated. She spoke to UN Women during the 62nd … Continue reading

“Traditional Seeds for a Sustainable Future”- Seed Fair at Laitsohpliah Village

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A seed fair was held on the 13th March 2018, organised by Laitsohpliah RC/LP UP School at Laitsohpliah Village, East Khasi Hills Meghalaya, supported by NESFAS. Laitsohpliah Village is one of the active partner communities of NESFAS and is engaged … Continue reading

A cultural heritage under threat and under valued

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Originally published: Committee on World Food Security CFS44 “Indigenous people believe that Man belongs to the World; civilized people believe that the World belongs to Man.” Daniel Quinn There are only 370 million indigenous peoples in this world. And they safeguard … Continue reading

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