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Custodian farmers attend ‘Climate Change, Millets & Women’ workshop in Nagaland

Eight custodian farmers from four partner communities of NESFAS, SURE and SSC attended a one-day Experience Sharing Workshop on “Climate Change, Millets and Women – Concerns and Opportunities” at JMC, Lerie, Kohima on December 4 organised by the North East … Continue reading

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NESFAS at 2nd ‘Organics and Millets 2018 International Trade Fair’, Bangalore

Pius Ranee, Senior Associate, Agroecology, represented NESFAS at the 2nd “Organics and Millets” International Trade Fair 2018 organized by the Government of Karnataka, which was held from the 19th to 21st January 2018 at Bangalore Palace. This is the second … Continue reading

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A Journey of Millet from Farm to Plate

‘Krai’ (In local Khasi language) or Millets are heritage food of the indigenous people and over the years, NESFAS has been trying to revive its production. According to the inhabitants of Nongtraw, East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya, millet used to be … Continue reading

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Six communities assure to bring back millet

A workshop cum awareness programme on the importance of “Millet” was held on the 26th June 2017 at Laitdiengsai Village, Mawkynrew Block organised by the Social Service Centre (SSC) Shillong in collaboration with NESFAS. The programme is also part of … Continue reading

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Bringing the Clan Together – Millet

  The children were the ones having the best time on the 5th of January when the 6 households of the Rani Clan of Nongtraw, Khatarshnong, East Khasi Hills District Meghalaya celebrated the annual Millet Festival. Traditionally celebrated by millet growing … Continue reading

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Chizame Celebrates Millet

NESFAS joined Chizame in celebrating Millet on the 28th August 2015. Hosted by North East Network (NEN), the event was organised to celebrate the millet based biodiverse food and farming of North East India, and to encourage further revival of … Continue reading

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