Tag Archives: #Covid-19

Ka Jinglaitim na u COVID-19: Ka jingpuson na u nongaijingmut jong ka NESFAS

Ka kynhun jong ka NESFAS ka la sngewkmen bad sngewsting jingmut hadien ba u nongaijingmut, u ba long ruh ka tyllong jong ka jingshemphang bad u nongiarap ha ka liang ban ai jinghikai, ka buit pyrkhat bad ka jingkylla, u … Continue reading

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Surviving COVID-19: A reflection by NESFAS Advisor

The NESFAS team was relieved when their go-to pool of wisdom and Advisor and facilitator of learning, strategic thinking and change, Mr. Rathindra Nath Roy, after testing positive came out of a 17-day quarantine and was declared COVID-19 negative. As … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Safety Protocols Training: A SIRD & NESFAS Collaboration

A few months ago, the world was hit by a global pandemic, taking everyone by storm and severely impacting various regions. Meghalaya has seen an ascent in COVID-19 positive cases, almost at a rapid pace in its the capital city of … Continue reading

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Langar: A Service to Humanity

Since the dawn of civilisation, food has been a predominant element in the story of human evolution. Be it the crucial switch from hunting-gathering to agriculture or when the search for spices led to the discovery of a whole new … Continue reading

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PGS groups overcome livelihood challenges during pandemic

Participatory Guarantee System (PGS) groups are internationally applicable organic quality assurance systems, which are implemented and controlled by several committed organic farmers-producers through active participation, along with the consumers, in the process based on verifiable trust. To help strengthen the … Continue reading

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COVID-19, landlessness and food insecurity in Meghalaya

Bhogtoram Mawroh and Jakrimre Momin In its 2019 ‘The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World: Safeguarding against Economic Slowdowns and Downturns’ report, FAO stated that “Where inequality is greater, economic slowdowns and downturns have a disproportionate effect … Continue reading

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