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NESFAS Held its First Ever Mei-Ramew Market

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  On 7th April 2017, NESFAS hosted its first ever Mei-Ramew Market, which connected the people with local farmers in a mutually beneficial exchange. The event gave locals a rare chance to directly interact with the farmers as opposed to just … Continue reading

Agriculture is our strongest foundation and we will never suffer under demonetisation

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The Indian Government’s sudden surprise move to replaced the  Rupees 500 and 1000 notes has nonetheless created various forms of chaos amongst the people in the country over the last few weeks. During the first few days many people were … Continue reading

Reviewing Livelihoods and Farming Practices

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On August 7th 2014, NESFAS in collaboration with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH (German Federal Enterprise for International Cooperation) and the Agriculture Department, Government of Meghalaya, organized a field visit to Mawphlang, a village in the East … Continue reading

Grass and Leaf Graduation

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The women farmers giggled as they were given an award by way of honour on March 8, 2014. The semi-formal ceremony was underway at the North East Network’s resource centre in Chizami, Phek district of Nagaland. The women farmers were … Continue reading

International Year of Family Farming 2014

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The 2014 International Year of Family Farming (2014 IYFF) is a worldwide celebration, declared by the United Nations General Assembly, that aims to stimulate active policies for sustainable development of agricultural systems based on farmer families, communal units, indigenous groups, … Continue reading