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NESFAS associate represents organization at international e-conference

It was a great honor and privilege for the North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS) when their Associate from Garo Hills Chenxiang Rimchi N Marak was invited to speak as a resource person at an international E-Conference of … Continue reading

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Five community youths learn film-making to document grassroots stories

The North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS) believes that documentation of agrobiodiversity is paramount for maintaining visibility to a wide audience. With this in mind, the organization has taken collaborative measures to document food festivals, agricultural practices, cultural … Continue reading

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Building environmentally sustainable schools

The implementation of sustainable farming in schools has been one of the objectives of the North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS) for promoting local economic development. This concept of sustainable farming in schools birthed the establishment of the … Continue reading

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Fuel to instigate future infrastructure: NESFAS workshop on Partner Think-tank for COVID-19 safety housing for elderly

The North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS) team on Thursday (September 17, 2020) held an online workshop to ideate on how learnings from old traditional housing designs can be integrated with new lessons from construction technology. This, in … Continue reading

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Reviving an old lost indigenous seed in Garo Hills

The cultivation of indigenous crops has the potential to make agriculture climate-smart, genetically diverse and sustainable and that was the key-motivating factor for Aipil R Marak, a custodian farmer in Mandal Nokwat of Garo Hills.
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Agrobiodiversity Walk helps youths learn about nature’s richness

On August 4, 2020, Society of Urban and Rural Empowerment (SURE) in collaboration with North East Slow Food and Agro biodiversity Society (NESFAS) organised a Biodiversity Walks at Mulum village under Laskein Block, West Jaintia Hills. Continue reading

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