2nd edition of the Aman A•Song (Mei-Ramew) Farmers’ Market in Tura

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Farmers from four different communities of West Garo Hills on Friday assembled at the Police Parade Ground, Tura and participated in the monthly Aman A•Song (Mei-Ramew) Farmers’ Market which was organised by the North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society … Continue reading

Farmers empowered with training on Sustainable Green Technologies

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The Bio-Resources Development Centre (BRDC) on Tuesday launched a five-day training programme on Sustainable Green Technologies at the office premises in Upper Shillong from April 23, 2019 till April 26, 2019. Farmers from NESFAS’ partner communities participated in the workshop … Continue reading

Ka Hok Long Trai ia la u Symbai

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Ha ka jingiakren bad ka kot khubor, Ka Hindu (Iaiong 6, 2012), u Dr. Debal Deb, u riewshemphang uba trei ban pynneh ia u kba, u la pynpaw ba ka India ka la ju don palat 100,000 ki jait kba … Continue reading

SECURING OUR SEED SOVEREIGNTY

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In an interview with the Hindu (April 6, 2012), Dr. Debal Deb, a rice conservationist, revealed that India had more than 100,000 varieties of Rice until as recently as 1970. However, as green revolution became an entrenched part of the … Continue reading

World Earth day Celebration at NESFAS

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For World Earth Day 2019, NESFAS team had an in-house celebration to commemorate this event.  We planted a bayberry sapling and organized a pot-luck lunch. An episode of ‘Our Planet’ was also screened for all the staff and members at … Continue reading

Laitsohpliah starts a Community Seed Bank

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Phrang Roy, chairman of the North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS), on 18th April 2019 inaugurated a Community Seed Bank at Laitsohpliah, East Khasi Hills. After the inauguration, Roy congratulated the community members and said they should preserve the … Continue reading