Rebranding Agriculture as a Profession for the Youth

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  From the 23rd to 27th January 2017, a training for Youth Leadership and Community Development was organised by the Society For Urban and Rural Development (SURE) Jowai, sponsored by Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYK) Jowai at Moosakhia Village, Amlarem … Continue reading

Composting Session- 4 at Laitsohpliah

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Since the start of the compost making at Laitsohpliah on the 12th November 2016, the day finally arrived that it is ready to be used in the fields. On the 15th of December 2016, the community members came forward once … Continue reading

Traditional Knowledge Holder of Laitsohpliah

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Kong Slibon Nongrum of Laitsohpliah, East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya, was a renowned indigenous knowledge holder recognised by NESFAS over the last 5 years of their work for ITM 2015 . She passed away at the age of 83 on the … Continue reading

Rural youth are the future of food security

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On the 20th December 2016, as part of the Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS), Shillong, the Tynrai Foundation held a programme at Sohrarim to deliberate on certain new possibilities for the Youth in our region who built on their capacity to … Continue reading

Terra Madre Day 2016 Shifts focus to Moosakhia, Jaintia

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The 8th Terra Madre Day once again was celebrated around the world on 10th December. An annual Slow Food’s call to action that has become a tradition where hundreds of events take shape ranging from collective meals, fundraisers, community festivals, protest, … Continue reading

Local Resources, Local Technologies. Sustainable Renewable Source of Energy

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In this day and age where everything we do depends on electricity, a short interruption in power can create a disturbance to be lost in a moment of darkness. In Meghalaya, people living in the remote villages are still constrained … Continue reading

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