“Ki Symbai Tynrai, Ka Lawei Ba Phyrnai”: Seed Fair

Seed Fair

The partner communities of Lyngngam area, namely Pyndengmulieh, Porksai and Nongthawkhong jointly hosted a Seed Fair on the 22nd February 2018 at Pyndengmulieh village.

Six communities (from West Khasi Hills, East Khasi Hills, Ri-Bhoi, and West Jaintia Hills happily shared and exchanged local seeds of their own villages to the other communities.

Seed fair Meghalaya

Seedkeepers representing the six communities (In frame from left to right) Rosalin Khymdeit from Khweng, Binasi Swer from Laitsohpliah, Merila Shyrkon from Porksai, Marsina Mawsor from Pyndengmulieh, Hali Bareh from Moosakhia, Erdalin Mawsor from Nongthawkhong

Seed fair Meghalaya

Seed exchange between Khweng and Pyndengmulieh communities

The fair had seed display stalls and many farmers took home seeds brought in from other regions of Meghalaya. More than 160 local seeds were brought and displayed in this fair.



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