Tag Archives: agroecology

Green gold for farmers empowerment

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For the last couple of years, a great deal of awareness on health consciousness among the people around Meghalaya has risen. It has led them to insist eating primarily on clean food. Today, most of the food bought from the … Continue reading

Agroecology: A Path We Walk On to Defend Mother Earth


Maria Estela Barco Huerta, General Coordinator of DESMI in Mexico, reflects on the agroecology learning exchange in Uganda that the Agroecology Fund hosted in partnership with the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa this Spring. When we received the invitation … Continue reading

Agroecology is the heritage & tradition of indigenous peoples


Agroecology is connected to the intrinsic wisdom of indigenous peoples; says Dr. Rangad                      Photo: Rucha Chitnis The Northeastern region of India is a bio-cultural hot-spot, home to some 235 tribes living for centuries … Continue reading

NESFAS Lecture Series II and III with Dr Francisco

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Following a hectic week travelling to various parts of Meghalaya, Dr Francisco J Rosado May ended his stay here with two back to back lectures. The first was held at the Integrated Agriculture Training Centre, Upper Shillong at a meeting with various officers of the Directorates of Agriculture and Horticulture called by Principal Secretary (Agriculture), Mr Pochester Kharkongor. The second was held later in the day at the MRDA Hall, Shillong which was organized by the Meghalaya Basin Developement Authority. Continue reading

Agroecologist Dr. Francisco visits West Khasi Hills

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NESFAS, being eager to promote Agroecology in Meghalaya and the North East India region, took the opportunity to host and facilitate a sharing of ideas on agroecological practices in the state within the NESFAS office and with various communities. To give … Continue reading