Tag Archives: Indigenous Food Systems

Revival of indigenous food system: Hill paddy cultivation in Madanrtiang

Gratia Dkhar, Naphishisha Nongsiej and Bhogtoram Mawroh “There is no alternative” or TINA was a slogan used by Conservative British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher which basically meant that there was no alternative to a market economy and globalised capitalism was … Continue reading

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The indigenous way of life: Food story of an indigenous youth

“I live in a place where food is everywhere, while in the cities people are struggling for food. All I need to do is just walk or climb a tree to get a fruit. People would say it’s not just … Continue reading

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An alternative to bush meat: Need to strengthen Indigenous Food System to supplement animal protein

Originally published in The Shillong Times By Bhogtoram Mawroh, Stefan W Lyngdoh & Jakrimre Momin On May 1, The Shillong Times carried a picture of three men carrying the carcass of a deer tied to the pole balanced across their … Continue reading

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Church is not only concern with food for the soul but the body too: Jingiaseng Samla Shangpung Presbytery

NEWS ITEM VIA: Syllad.com JOWAI: This perhaps is the first time ever when the church organisation also include workshop on food on its program, the church therefore is not only concern with feeding its flock with the food of the soul … Continue reading

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Aman A•song Food Festival held at Darechikgre, Garo Hills

NESFAS held the first ever Aman A•song (Mother Earth) Food Festival (Mother Earth) on December 15, 2019 at the Darechikgre Playground, West Garo Hills. Deputy commissioner (West Garo Hills) Ram Singh and a friend of NESFAS graced the occasion as … Continue reading

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Celebrating Indigenous food systems as drivers of sustainability, on this International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples!

Post by: Lukas Pawera, TIP Consultant, 9/08/2019 Every year on the 9th of August the world celebrates, the more than 370 million indigenous peoples who speak more than 4000 languages and live on over a quarter of the world´s land … Continue reading

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