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Reviving an old lost indigenous seed in Garo Hills

The cultivation of indigenous crops has the potential to make agriculture climate-smart, genetically diverse and sustainable and that was the key-motivating factor for Aipil R Marak, a custodian farmer in Mandal Nokwat of Garo Hills.
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Behind the Scenes of the New Food Culture: Value-added Products

An increasing number of conscious consumers have started opting for value-added products all over the world, food products being the raging tide amongst them. These value-conscious buyers choosing organically enhanced food over the fast-food culture’s ‘ready to heat; eat’ products. … Continue reading

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ALC members forego synthetic pesticides for biopesticides

Members of Agroecology Learning Circle (ALC) group from Sasatgre village in Garo Hills have, in the last month, been conducting few local natural experiments to fight pests and insects from destroying their crops. Farmers are using burnt ash and matured … Continue reading

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Darechikgre brings back superfoods into their backyards

Members of the Darechikgre community (West Garo Hills district) are known to have a self-reliant approach towards their food production and systems, i.e. they grow and eat their produce. Currently, there are three Participatory Guarantee Systems (PGS) farmer groups certified … Continue reading

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“Covid-19 Crisis an opportunity for innovation”, Mother Earth Cafe – Darichikgre village

By Chenxiang Rimchi N Marak, Janak Preet Singh and Bhogtoram Mawroh The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted the economy throughout the world with small business being particularly vulnerable because of their lack of capital to tide over the lull in the … Continue reading

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Aman A•Song Farmers Market held in Garo Hills

The Aman A•song Farmers Market (3rd edition) was held on March 13, 2020 where communities from two blocks — Rongram Block West Garo Hills and Samanda Block East Garo Hills namely Bibragre, Darechikgre and Darebokgre from East Garo Hills took … Continue reading

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