Tag Archives: Indigenous Food Systems

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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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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