SURE bridges gap between farmers, common man during Covid-19 Lockdown

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With the ongoing lockdown that is caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, farmers have been taken by a surprise and have been affected tremendously as they were not able to sell their produce in the market as usual. The Society for … Continue reading

Nohron SHG helps vulnerable families during COVID-19 lockdown

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Snohktilang SHG is a Self Help Group (SHG) from Nohron village under Mawkynrew C&RD Block, East Khasi Hills District, that was formed in 2017 with ten women members. The group has a practice where each member saves Rs 10 per … Continue reading



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Mei-Ramew Phawar by Kong Bisikrin Marwein from Mawlum Mawjahksew community Mei-Ramew Phawar: Earth song from the fields to fork to healthy futures. Kong Bisikrin chants about the importance of a green leafy wild edible plant ‘Jaraiñ’. WATCH VIDEO

India’s Mother Earth Cafés Shine a Spotlight on Indigenous Crops

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Originally published in Atlas Obscura Article and photos by Sharanya Deepak Rural restaurants are providing a market for endangered edibles. Early morning paints yellow stripes on the garden as Plantina Mujai selects a pumpkin. Carrying it inside, she hoists the … Continue reading

Pandemic & Lesson On Food Sovereignty- By H H Mohrmen

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Originally published in The Shillong Times Article by H H Mohrmen A decade or two ago, countries, churches and all kinds of organisations worth their name were busy planning vision 2020 for their organisation. Perhaps like the year 2000, the … Continue reading

Grassroot Innovations: A Continuation of Indigenous Traditions

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By Gratia Dkhar, Naphishisha Nongsiej and Bhogtoram Mawroh What comes to mind when we hear of names like Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, and Elon Musk. All these modern stalwarts are considered to be the great innovators of modern … Continue reading