Tag Archives: Local Seeds

Madanritiang community aims to revive, save old local traditional seeds

NESFAS always aimed to connect people to the pleasure of tasty, healthy, local food that is inseparable from people’s responsibility towards the environment and the preservation of agrobiodiversity. The NESFAS team had recently organized an awareness campaign in Madanritiang about … Continue reading

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Ka Hok Long Trai ia la u Symbai

Ha ka jingiakren bad ka kot khubor, Ka Hindu (Iaiong 6, 2012), u Dr. Debal Deb, u riewshemphang uba trei ban pynneh ia u kba, u la pynpaw ba ka India ka la ju don palat 100,000 ki jait kba … Continue reading

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SECURING OUR SEED SOVEREIGNTY

In an interview with the Hindu (April 6, 2012), Dr. Debal Deb, a rice conservationist, revealed that India had more than 100,000 varieties of Rice until as recently as 1970. However, as green revolution became an entrenched part of the … Continue reading

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Laitsohpliah starts a Community Seed Bank

Phrang Roy, chairman of the North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS), on 18th April 2019 inaugurated a Community Seed Bank at Laitsohpliah, East Khasi Hills. After the inauguration, Roy congratulated the community members and said they should preserve the … Continue reading

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