The North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS), supported by Odisha-based NGO Living Farms, on Thursday hosted a workshop on Sharing Results of Best Agroecological practices at the KJP Conference Centre in Shillong. Members of Living Farms, who are … Continue reading

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Living Farms visit Nongtraw community as part of their exposure trip

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The Living Farms team, who are on a five-day exposure to Meghalaya, visited Nongtraw community, East Khasi Hills on October 15, 2019. Farmers from Pashang and Umsawwar (Mawkynrew Area) also took part in this field visit. The team visited several shifting … Continue reading

World Food Day: Indigenous Food for Healthy Diets

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According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation, over 820 million people — approximately one in nine people from around the world — were hungry and suffered from malnutrition and affected one in every three people. Every year, on October … Continue reading

Living Farms visit Khweng, Ri-Bhoi on their first day in Meghalaya

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Members of Living Farms, Odisha arrived at the NESFAS office on Monday October 14, 2019. They will be in Shillong till October 19 to learn and exchange ideas and explore future possibilities for partnership and collaboration. Members of Living Farms, … Continue reading

Global Handwashing Day: Clean Hands for All

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Global Handwashing Day occurs on October 15, 2019 of every year. It is a global advocacy day which is dedicated to motivate everyone to wash their hands with soap as an effective and affordable way to prevent diseases and save … Continue reading

NESFAS mourns the loss of a friend, an ally and a shepherd …Remembering the Most Reverend Dominic Jala, SDB Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Shillong

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It is with sadness and grief that we annonce that our close friend and supporter, the Most Reverend Dominic Jala, SDB Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Shillong died in a tragic road accident in Colusa County, California, USA … Continue reading