Local artisans represent Meghalaya at the 2018 International Conference on Handlooms

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Local weavers and embroiderers from Meghalaya are presently taking part in the week-long training-cum-awareness international conference on handlooms called the “Chenetha Chetikala Sambaralu” in Chirala town, Andhra Pradesh from November 11 to 18, 2018. This conference serves as a platform … Continue reading

Local Food Champions take part in Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market

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As an activity of the “No One Shall Be Left Behind Initiative”, NESFAS hosted its monthly Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market on the 5th of October 2018 at its headquarters Laitumkhrah, Shillong. This time, the event saw the participation of school children … Continue reading

Delegates from North East India to take part in the Terra Madre: Salone del gusto 2018

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The Terra Madre Salone del Gusto 2018 will take place in Turin, Italy from the 20th to 24th September. This year’s theme is “Food for Change”.  This biennial meeting aims to bring together a network of food communities, small producers … Continue reading

Bamboo Weaving in Wahsohra: A case study

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Looking down the picturesque landscape as we move towards Sohra, there is small but significant village situated at the banks of the Wah Sohra River, the Wahsohra village. This is under the Laitkroh Community and Rural Development Block, East Khasi … Continue reading

KI ЇEW NONGREP: KABA KYRSHAN IA KI RUKOM BAM TYNRAI JONG KI JAITBYNRЇEW RITPAID NA KA BYNTA KA BAM HA KA LAWEI

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Ka bam kaba long ka jingdonkam ba kongsan tam jong man uwei pa uwei u brїew. Ka long ka lynti ka ban pyni bad ban iatai iakren halor ki jingma jong ka jingnangtlor ha ka jingdon ia ki jingthaw ba … Continue reading

“In a tree by the brook, there’s a songbird who sings”: Woodlands in an agricultural matrix maintain functionality of a wintering bird community

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By Biang La Nam Syiem , Varun R. Goswami, Divya Vasudev Originally published in PLOS| One Abstract The agricultural matrix has increasingly been recognized for its potential to supplement Protected Areas (PAs) in biodiversity conservation. This potential is highly contextual, depending on composition and … Continue reading

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