NESFAS, PHC Laitryngew to promote healthy eating and nutrition together

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With the widespread global coronavirus outbreak, the NESFAS team on Monday (March 16, 2020) held an awareness programme on the importance of local food systems for improved health and nutrition at Nongtraw, East Khasi Hills district. Pius Ranee, senior associate … Continue reading

Umsawwar: A Hotbed Of Agrobiodiversity

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By Bhogtoram Mawroh and Bankerda Chyne About an hour’s drive away from Mawkynrew lies Umsawwar village, a quintessential Khasi upland village surrounded by grassland and patches of pine. A couple of years ago the approach road to this village was … Continue reading

Aman A•Song Farmers Market held in Garo Hills

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The Aman A•song Farmers Market (3rd edition) was held on March 13, 2020 where communities from two blocks — Rongram Block West Garo Hills and Samanda Block East Garo Hills namely Bibragre, Darechikgre and Darebokgre from East Garo Hills took … Continue reading

Ka Jingriewspah ka Meiramew ha Umsawwar, East Khasi Hills

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By Bhogtoram Mawroh and Bankerda Chyne Kumba shi kynta na Mawkynrew ka don ka shnong kaba Kyrteng ka Umsawwar kaba dei ka shnong kaba kham kyndong, bad la ker tawiar ia ka  da ki sharing phlang ba jyrngam bad ki … Continue reading

Agroecology Learning Circle: Exchange visit


Custodian farmers from Jongksha and Umkhoi (partner communities of Social Service Centre) took part in an exchange visit to Khweng, Ri-Bhoi Agroecology Learning Circles (ALC) on February 20, 2020. Kong Ridian Syiem, Kong Rosilian Khymdeit and Bah Wosly Muktieh, members … Continue reading

Capacity building exchange visit: Mei-Ramew Cafes


SURE (Society for Urban and Rural Empowerment) identified potential Mei-Ramew Cafe owners: Kong Phawa from Cham-Cham, East Jaintia  Hills and Kong Kyndait fromMawpyut, West Jaintia Hills. NESFAS in collaboration with SURE organised an exchange visit to the two Mei-Ramew Cafes … Continue reading