Through research NESFAS attempts to make a contribution towards the body of knowledge around issues of agrobiodiversity, agroecology and hopes to become a important contributor towards revitalisation and strengthening of indigenous food system and also support the other branches of the organization such as agroecology, livelihood, climate change resilience of communities and other related areas.

In the context of Meghalaya and Nagaland, a study was conducted to understand nutritional status of children and women in the context of high biodiversity in the region; North East India belongs to the Indo-Burma centre of origin according to Nikolai Vavilov’s classification.