From where I stand: “Women have the solutions”

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Source: From where I stand: “Women have the solutions” Wekoweu (Akole) Tsuhah, from a rural community in Nagaland, India, is the first generation of women in her family to have been educated. She spoke to UN Women during the 62nd … Continue reading

“Traditional Seeds for a Sustainable Future”- Seed Fair at Laitsohpliah Village

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A seed fair was held on the 13th March 2018, organised by Laitsohpliah RC/LP UP School at Laitsohpliah Village, East Khasi Hills Meghalaya, supported by NESFAS. Laitsohpliah Village is one of the active partner communities of NESFAS and is engaged … Continue reading

A cultural heritage under threat and under valued

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Originally published: Committee on World Food Security CFS44 “Indigenous people believe that Man belongs to the World; civilized people believe that the World belongs to Man.” Daniel Quinn There are only 370 million indigenous peoples in this world. And they safeguard … Continue reading

“Ki Symbai Tynrai, Ka Lawei Ba Phyrnai”: Seed Fair

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The partner communities of Lyngngam area, namely Pyndengmulieh, Porksai and Nongthawkhong jointly hosted a Seed Fair on the 22nd February 2018 at Pyndengmulieh village. This programme was organized mainly to create awareness in preserving, strengthening and most importantly promote the … Continue reading

In loving memory of (L) Rev. Anthony Abong B Marak

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Every meeting with Fr Anthony was a classroom called life for the NESFAS team and their guests.His circles of wellbeing at the ITM 2015 Shillong have become an iconic image of the event where a cluster of Garo musicians, around … Continue reading

Threading Narratives

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Article by: The Shillong Times By Willie Gordon Suting There has not been much research on textiles of Ri Bhoi district. Anna Louise Meynell sought to dig deep into this subject with the desire to promote and spread awareness. Her … Continue reading

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