“Strengthening Convergences for Empowering Women Farmers in Meghalaya”- Workshop at SIRD

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North East Network (NEN) Shillong organised a two-day workshop on 13th and 14th June 2017 on developing a roadmap for action taken towards “Strengthening Convergences for Empowering Women Farmers in Meghalaya” at SIRD (State Institute of Rural  Development), Nongsder. The … Continue reading

The Indigenous Partnership, NESFAS and ICAR Training of Researchers on indigenous value chain and marketing approaches

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“The modern industrial food and agricultural system which is locked to monocropping, chemicals, specialization, consolidation leading to a loss of biodiversity, soil erosion and loss of underutilized food plants will have to be transformed during the 21st Century because of … Continue reading

100 North East Communities Started a PLEDGE to celebrate the World Environment Day 2017 with NESFAS

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It started in 2016 when Mawhiang village in West Khasi Hills requested NESFAS to join in the celebration of the World Environment Day.  They decided to dedicate a community land to plant local tree varieties with support from NESFAS.  More … Continue reading

NESFAS is hiring

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NESFAS, a partner of The Indigenous Partnership for Agrobiodiversity and Food Sovereignty (TIP), Rome is looking for young Researchers who can undertake literature review, synthesise, compile and write reports. NESFAS had conducted several socio-economic well-being studies in Meghalaya as part … Continue reading

How India can learn to tackle climate change from its indigenous communities- Mridula Chari, Scroll In

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Article published in: Scroll.in Phrang Roy, a Khasi biodiversity activist, says it is important to weigh science and indigenous knowledge equally and take the best from both worlds. Phrang Roy, better known as Bah Phrang, was born and raised in … Continue reading

NESFAS at Biodiversity Festival Chizami 2017

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On the 8th March 2017, North East Network marked Women’s Day by celebrating Biodiversity Festival with the theme ‘Celebrating Biological diversity, Bonding Earth Communities’ at Chizami Village, Nagaland. NESFAS, having a close network with NEN, attended the festival and Bah … Continue reading

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