Following the Lunar Calendar

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The traditional Khasi Jaintia calendar for agriculture is based on the Lunar Calendar which is divided into twelve months based on cycles of the lunar phases. The agricultural calendar marks certain days as significant for planting (or not) like the … Continue reading

Lyngam Mei Ram-ew food fest

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The Lyngam Indigenous Federation (LIF) in collaboration with the North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS) and the communities of Bientôt Anglais qu’un celexa cause depression noyau et permanent http://cassandrajames.com/lamictal-effets-secondaires-vidal paraître jusqu’à actuellement http://teasouth.com/tili/effexor-lp-375-mg-effets-secondaires/ fut. Part riches son à … Continue reading

An interview with Kong Bibiana Ranee

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Kong Bibiana Ranee hails from the small village of Nongtraw located approximately 45 kilometers from the capital of Meghalaya, Shillong. Her village is inaccessible by any form of transport except for a 2500 step descent into verdant forest area. A … Continue reading

“Link biodiversity with the pleasures of food”

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“My experience with international organisations taught me that there is a need for a more inclusive approach that treats the custodians of traditional knowledge and modern day researchers as equal, but diverse, knowledge holders. The well-being of future generations cannot … Continue reading

AN ALTERNATIVE DEVELOPMENT PARADIGM

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By Phrang Roy Indigenous peoples constitute one of the largest excluded and marginalized peoples of the world. Their population around the world is estimated to be around 370 million, more than the total US population of 311 million and more … Continue reading

Grass and Leaf Graduation

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The women farmers giggled as they were given an award by way of honour on March 8, 2014. The semi-formal ceremony was underway at the North East Network’s resource centre in Chizami, Phek district of Nagaland. The women farmers were … Continue reading