Tag Archives: Dr Francisco J Rosado May

The Lady with the Magical Touch

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It is a local belief that she has magic in her calloused hands. Seeds for plantation are brought to her before they are sown in the farms because seeds that she plants never fail to sprout and always grow to be healthy and productive. Continue reading

Chizame Celebrates Millet

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NESFAS joined Chizame in celebrating Millet on the 28th August 2015. Hosted by North East Network (NEN), the event was organised to celebrate the millet based biodiverse food and farming of North East India, and to encourage further revival of … Continue reading

Facilitating Intercultural Exchange of Knowledge with Dr Francisco

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In the last leg of his tour of villages in Meghalaya Dr Francisco visited Moosakhia, Jaintia Hills on the 25th of August 2015; he visited Porkasi and Pyndengmawlieh in West Khasi Hills District on the 20th and 2st August and … Continue reading

Dr Francisco Meets Farmers in Khweng

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On the 24th of August, as  part of his tour to various villages in Meghalaya, visiting Agroecologist, Dr Francisco J Rosado May  made a trip to the shifting cultivation field of Custodian Farmer Kong Radian Syiem at the village of Khweng, … 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