Local chemical-free vegetables and wild edibles sold to more than 400 people: Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market July Edition

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Four communities from Meghalaya gathered at All Saints Hall on July 12, 2019 for the Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market, which was organised by the North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society. The market showcased various chemical-free produce, wild edible plants and … Continue reading

JOB VACANCY: FINANCE OFFICER

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Minimum qualification: B Com Experience: Preferred (with three years experience in NGO/Development Sector) Number of posts available: 1 Interested candidates can submit their CV with relevant documents at NESFAS office, Laitumkhrah on or before July 18, 2019 Short listed candidates … Continue reading

JOB VACANCY: TRAINER ON FOOD PROCESSING & VALUE ADDITION

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Minimum qualification: MSc Food Technologist Experience: Preferred Number of posts available: 1 Duration: 3 months (extendable as per need) Interested candidates can submit their CV with relevant documents at NESFAS office, Laitumkhrah on or before July 15, 2019 Short listed … Continue reading

First Mei-Ramew Phawar competition held at Jongksha

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A total of seven groups participated in the first ever Mei-Ramew Phawar Competition (couplet competition) hosted by the North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society on Tuesday at Good Shepherd School in Jongksha village,East Khasi Hills. Kharumnuid group bagged the … Continue reading

NESFAS celebrates World Environment Day with partner communities

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‘NESFAS and its partner communities support the fight against air pollution of the state government’s One Citizen, One Tree campaign by activating its villages’ Our partner communities on Wednesday united together to combat air pollution and celebrate World Environment Day … Continue reading

AGROECOLOGY AND INDIGENOUS FARMERS OF MEGHALAYA

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  Like for many parts of the country Meghalaya’s economy is still highly dependent on agriculture. The primary sector (which includes agriculture and other natural resources extraction activities) contributes around 30% of the state’s GDP i.e., Rs. 8,168 crore out … Continue reading