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By Bhogtoram Mawroh and Pius Ranee The introduction of the Green Revolution (GR) in India during the 1960s was a momentous occasion in the history of the country. Facing the dual challenges of increasing population amid food shortages, the country … Continue reading

Business Opportunity: App Development Services


Proposals are invited from reputed Firms for providing App Development services for NESFAS. Interested Firms/Institutions may download the ToR below. For more information, please contact: Dr. Melari Nongrum (PhD), Executive Director, NESFAS, Tel: +91 8413031745; Email: Last Date for sending … Continue reading

NESFAS focuses on Food Sovereignty at Tri Village Winter Fest in Ri-Bhoi

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NESFAS on January 31, 2020 conducted an awareness programme to promote indigenous food system for the youth at Liarsluid community during the Tri Village Winter Festival. The event was organised by three Ri Bhoi communities — Liarsluid, Khweng and Madanrtiang. … Continue reading

Several rice seeds displayed at Mukhap Rice Festival held by SURE

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The Society for Urban and Rural Empowerment (SURE), in collaboration with NESFAS, held a Rice Festival at Madan Mukhap, West Jaintia Hills on January 25, 2020 wherein the community members there displayed several varieties of traditional seeds, which are still … Continue reading

Organic Bamboo School receives Rs. 1 Lakh as part of CM’s entrepreneurial programme

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The ‘Organic Bamboo School’ under the guidance of NESFAS (Garo Team) received Rs 1 lakh from Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on January 21, 2020, as part of the Chief Minister’s ‘E Champion Challenge’. The Government of Meghalaya along with … Continue reading

Rice festival – cum-Mei – Ramew Phawar Competition

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Through this event, our aim is to display and document the different indigenous varieties of paddy from different participating communities, including other regions of Meghalaya. We will also be having seed exchange, initiation of seed saving practices, value-added rice products, … Continue reading