NESFAS grieves the passing of Mr. Lawrence Diengdoh

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It is with deep sadness that we receive and share the news of the passing away of Mr. Lawrence Diengdoh, father of Mr. Pius Ranee, Executive Director of NESFAS, at Nongtraw, Meghalaya, on November 18, 2020. Bah Diengdoh, was a bamboo artisan and well-known beekeeper of Nongtraw.

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Nohron community members’ obtain good quality Berkeley Compost

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  Members of Snohktilang Self Help Group (SHG) of Nohron community obtained a good quality Berkeley compost this November. Before this, members of the SHG held a Berkeley compost training in October and taught community members how to prepare this … Continue reading

Community children at Khweng identify aquatic life to strengthen biodiversity

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Community children at Khweng identify aquatic life to strengthen biodiversity

Kaleidoscope diversity can be found in several indigenous communities across the world. The paddy fields harbor a rich ecosystem for plants and animals to thrive. In this way, the custodians’ cook of Mei-Ramew Café has strengthened the knowledge of children through the aquatic diversity in the paddy fields. An understanding of the aquatic life in Khweng has helped integrate and embrace the importance of an indigenous farming system and valuing the ecosystem.
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Umsawwar takes step forward in achieving a chemically free farming system

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Pest Management

Community members of Umsawwar have now opened up their journey to exercising a chemically free approach to agriculture after the intervention of community leaders from the area. Through a series of awareness campaigns organized by NESFAS, Agroecology Learning Circle (ALC), … Continue reading

NESFAS helps community members of Nongpriang, Umwang Nongbah pave way to healthy future

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Kitchen Garden

Community members of Nongpriang and Umwang Nongbah had undertaken a project to increase their food crop productivity by setting out kitchen gardens at their communities. These kitchen gardens will help ease their dependence on cash crops and more so on … Continue reading

NESFAS is hiring an independent consultant to Develop Social Audit Approach and Pilot Implementation

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NESFAS is committed to empower the 130 participating communities especially marginalized groups, to understand their own rights and entitlements and to actively participate in the social monitoring and evaluation of all NESFAS supported schemes. NESFAS also considers it imperative to strengthen social and ethical accountability and transparency in all institutions supporting these communities and therefore there is a need to harmonize the vision/goals and objectives of NESFAS schemes with the situational reality at the grassroots level. Continue reading