A Journey of Millet from Farm to Plate

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‘Krai’ (In local Khasi language) or Millets are heritage food of the indigenous people and over the years, NESFAS has been trying to revive its production. According to the inhabitants of Nongtraw, East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya, millet used to be … Continue reading

It starts at home, the community, the school, and with school garden .

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Workshop: Collective Action to revive indigenous food systems through School Garden. Over the course of interaction with the communities, a concern was raised for having a safe space where people can come together and start discussing about their concerns and … Continue reading

Better soil for better crops, better food and a healthier tomorrow!

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World Soil Day 2017 celebration with the indigenous communities NESFAS along with Laitsohpliah, Laitthemlangsah and Laitumïong communities observed the “World Soil Day 2017’’ at Laitsohpliah village, Meghalaya on the 5th December 2017. The programme was centred around FAO’s “Global Soil … Continue reading

Move on and diversify…

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Khasi children Meghalaya

Originally published: Committee on World Food Security CFS44 Once upon a time… Many countries were hard struck with famine. It was an evil situation. Many people starved and died.  But we were rescued by a revolution that helped these and many … Continue reading

What would a woman do?

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Khasi Woman

Originally published: Committee on World Food Security CFS44   “Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world” is a popular saying by Marilyn Monroe. How about we give a woman the right tools so she can fix … Continue reading

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In search of a better life…

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When the grass looks greener on the other side, it is not only hard to resist, but it can also make life easier when we reach it. Human migration is a trend that can be traced back 2 million years in history. … Continue reading

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