Building environmentally sustainable schools

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The implementation of sustainable farming in schools has been one of the objectives of the North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS) for promoting local economic development. This concept of sustainable farming in schools birthed the establishment of the … Continue reading

Fuel to instigate future infrastructure: NESFAS workshop on Partner Think-tank for COVID-19 safety housing for elderly

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Online Bamboo Workshop

The North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS) team on Thursday (September 17, 2020) held an online workshop to ideate on how learnings from old traditional housing designs can be integrated with new lessons from construction technology. This, in … Continue reading

Home Gardens: Pathway to Food Security, Economic Viability and Ecological Sustainability

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Home Garden

For centuries, traditional home gardens are an integral component of food production for rural families. Considered as the oldest form of agroecosytem, it has evolved from the ancient practices of hunters and gatherers over time. The important characteristics of home … Continue reading

Reviving an old lost indigenous seed in Garo Hills

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Job's tears

The cultivation of indigenous crops has the potential to make agriculture climate-smart, genetically diverse and sustainable and that was the key-motivating factor for Aipil R Marak, a custodian farmer in Mandal Nokwat of Garo Hills.
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Sustainable Endeavours: NEN Field Coordinator helps start Bamboo School in Nagaland

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Bamboo School Initiative Nagaland North East Network

The North East Network (NEN), Nagaland, which is a partner organisation of the North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS), inaugurated a Bamboo School onWorld Youth Skills Day — July 1, 2019 — at Phek community. The project is part of NESFAS’ initiative under the project “No One Shall Be Left Behind Initiative”, funded by the Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) Limited.
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PGS members conduct Berkeley compositing training in Mawkma

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Four members from different Participatory Guarantee Systems (PGS) under Mawkma community attended a one-day Berkeley composting workshop hosted by NESFAS along with members of partner NGO Social Urban and Rural Empowerment (SURE) in Mawmihthied last month.
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