Khweng Community steps forward for PRA

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PRA or Participatory Rapid Appraisal as a tool empowers local people in taking active roles in studying their habitat, environment, strength and weaknesses. Identifying priorities for development activities within the community is an important aspect of PRA exercises. Possible options … Continue reading

“We need to lift up agriculture”, Bakmenlang Nongrum proclaims

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Amidst the gateway to Cherrapunjee, Meghalaya, 10 minutes away from the famous Mawkdok tourist hotspot, young 20-year-old Bakmenlang Nongrum lives in the Village of Laitsohpliah. He is like any other adolescent who enjoys the thrills and joy with his friends … Continue reading

Rebranding Agriculture as a Profession for the Youth

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  From the 23rd to 27th January 2017, a training for Youth Leadership and Community Development was organised by the Society For Urban and Rural Development (SURE) Jowai, sponsored by Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYK) Jowai at Moosakhia Village, Amlarem … Continue reading

Composting Session- 4 at Laitsohpliah

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Since the start of the compost making at Laitsohpliah on the 12th November 2016, the day finally arrived that it is ready to be used in the fields. On the 15th of December 2016, the community members came forward once … Continue reading

Rural youth are the future of food security

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Rural Youth

On the 20th December 2016, as part of the Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS), Shillong, the Tynrai Foundation held a programme at Sohrarim to deliberate on certain new possibilities for the Youth in our region who built on their capacity to … Continue reading

Terra Madre Day 2016 Shifts focus to Moosakhia, Jaintia

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Terra Madre Meghalaya

The 8th Terra Madre Day once again was celebrated around the world on 10th December. An annual Slow Food’s call to action that has become a tradition where hundreds of events take shape ranging from collective meals, fundraisers, community festivals, protest, … Continue reading

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