Nagaland farmer believes solution to cope with this pandemic lies within community

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Vechinielü Therie, a 69-year-old farmer from Phek village, is a mother of eight and lives outside the village in Kohima and Dimapur. She lives with her husband in the community. The Covid-19 pandemic lockdown has affected people in different ways. … Continue reading

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Communications Manager required for REC Foundation funded project “No One Shall Be Left Behind Initiative: Biodiversity for Food, Nutrition and Energy Security for 3000 Households in Meghalaya and Nagaland, North East India”. Minimum qualification: Master’s Degree in any field (Preferred Mass Communication/Mass … Continue reading

Mawkynrew block administration starts mini market to support farmers

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After hearing several farmers’ cry for help, the Mawkynrew block level administration has decided to open the weekly market in an open field at Lum Rapleng twice a week. During normal circumstances, the market is usually opened at a crowded … Continue reading

Lessons on food security from Nagaland amid COVID-19

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Originally published in The Shillong Times By Pratyasha Ghosh The US is on fire. In addition to being the worst affected country in the world by the COVID-19 pandemic, it is also the site of massive protests to reopen cities … Continue reading


Nongkhrah-based society, SSC comes to aid of Nongpoh farmers 

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The Integrated Village Society (IVS), a Nongkhrah-based society from Nongpoh (Ri Bhoi district), collaborated with the state government’s agriculture department recently to help farmers sell their produce during the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown. Members of the society said they store the … Continue reading

Our Solutions are in Nature: International Day for Biological Diversity

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Statement by Phrang Roy, Coordinator TIP; Chairman NESFAS Indigenous Peoples have traditionally been inhabitants of the least disturbed biodiversity lands and territories of the world. They manage more than one quarter of all the lands of this planet and protect … Continue reading