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NESFAS to foster a glocal partnership by hosting the TIP Fellowship Programme 2019

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Subsequent to the success of the Indigenous Youth Fellowship Programme in 2017, NESFAS, a local indigenous organisation, will host the programme for 2019 while bearing most of the cost of this hosting locally and nationally, making it a truly local-global partnership … Continue reading

A ride back to our roots: Inter-school Indigenous Food Cooking Competition

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Indigenous food cooking competition Shillong

The Inter School Indigenous Food Cooking Competition Shillong was held on the 23rd September 2017 at ‘Lahai-roi’ Gardens, Umkdait, Nongmensong Shillong,  as part of the Golden Jubilee Celebration organized Seven Set Higher Secondary School Shillong. The theme for the event was … Continue reading

NESFAS Held its First Ever Mei-Ramew Market in town

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  On 7th April 2017, NESFAS hosted its first ever Mei-Ramew Market, (Mei-Ramew means Mother Earth in the native Khasi language) which connected the people with local farmers in a mutually beneficial exchange. The event gave locals a rare chance to … Continue reading

In an impressive fossil fuels travel day, I left the Standing Rock reservation and flew to Italy for the International Slow Food gathering known as Terra Madre. A world congress of harvesters, farmers, chefs and political leaders, this is basically … Continue reading

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Linking Indigenous Food Systems with Soil Fertility

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The 14th session of the United Nations permanent forum on Indigenous Issues is taking place at the UN Headquarters in New York from 20th  to 1st May 2015. At a side event organised by the FAO, CBD, Government of Nicaragua, Tebtebba, … Continue reading

NESFAS puts a Twist in Taste

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Millet crepe with fern and smoked pork filling