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REC Foundation impressed with the works of NESFAS at 130 Communities

Under the current Rural Electrification Corporation Foundation (REC)-funded project “No One Shall Be Left Behind Initiative”, the North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity (NESFAS) has the goal of promoting indigenous food systems that will significantly contribute to improved nutrition, food security, and sustainable livelihoods. Continue reading

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NESFAS “Leaves No One Behind” as its project wins recognition on a Global Platform

Receives “Best performing project” Award 2021 from United Nation’s IFAD NESFAS was honored with the 2021-IFAD Indigenous Peoples Award on Monday, the 15th of February 2021. The other finalists were Safari Doctors from Kenya, Africa and Cabildo Indigena de Guambia, … Continue reading

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NESFAS “Leaves No One Behind” as its project wins recognition on a Global Platform

Receives “Best performing project” Award 2021 from United Nation’s IFAD NESFAS was honored with the 2021-IFAD Indigenous Peoples Award on Monday, the 15th of February 2021. The other finalists were Safari Doctors from Kenya, Africa and Cabildo Indigena de Guambia, … Continue reading

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Biodiversity in Indigenous Rice Based Food System of Meghalaya

By the end of October, a yellow sea will engulf the paddy fields of Meghalaya stretching from one end of the field, broken only by the low hills themselves covered with lush green vegetation. Anyone looking at this vista will … Continue reading

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TIP-FAO Partnership: The Global-hub on Indigenous Food Systems

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN has launched the Global-hub on Indigenous Food Systems on September 28, 2020 with the agenda of operationalizing a food systems approach to accelerate the 2030 Agenda. The work programme of this initiative … Continue reading

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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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