CM praises NESFAS’ products at the Wangala Fest 2019

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The Aman A•song Café and Darechikgre Women Self Help Groups, which are supported by the North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS) Garo team, lauuched a pop out stall at the Wangala Festival. The festival was held at Asanang, … Continue reading

Business Opportunity: Call for Financial Consultancy


Call for Financial Consultancy Proposals are invited from reputed Firms for providing financial consultancy 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: … Continue reading

Healthy cooking: Chef Joel Basumatari ends 4-day workshop at Umdiengpoh

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Chef Joel Basumatari on Thursday emphasized on the importance of incorporating nuts and seeds in green salad menus to enhance the nutritional value of the food consumed during the last capacity building workshop at Umdiengpoh (East Khasi Hills). He also … Continue reading

Community feast: A Celebration of food with innovative recipes

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Children, youth, men and women of Mawmihthied, East Khasi Hills joined NESFAS and Chef Joel Basumatari during the cooking demonstration that was held today, October 30, 2019, in the Mawmihthied community durbar hall compound. This capacity-building workshop was also followed … Continue reading

Job Vacancy: Research Assistant


Minimum qualification: Master’s degree in Nutrition/Environmental Sciences/ Botany/Forestry or allied subjects Experience: Preferred Number of posts available: 1 Duration: 1 year Age limit: 40 Salary: Rs 20,000 per month Interested candidates can submit their CV with relevant documents at NESFAS … Continue reading

“Working with Indigenous Food System is to use local resources that are available in the villages.”- Joel Basumatari

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Day 2 of the cooking demo by Chef Joel Basumatari moves to Dewlieh community, East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya. Today, the community members, young and old, and the local cooks of ICDS and MDM participated in this cooking demo. We hope … Continue reading