Tag Archives: #Shillong

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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Home Gardens: Pathway to Food Security, Economic Viability and Ecological Sustainability

For centuries, traditional home gardens are an integral component of food production for rural families. Considered as the oldest form of agroecosytem, it has evolved from the ancient practices of hunters and gatherers over time. The important characteristics of home … Continue reading

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Can Meghalaya feed itself ?

Supply chains have been restored and the possibility of an extended lockdown is very minimal. The threat of a covid-19 type pandemic (considering the continued intrusion into non-human ecosystem) however still looms large. During the early phases of COVID-19 lockdown, … Continue reading

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

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

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“Piano with Friends” Benefit Concert for William Lewis Boys Home, Mawphlang

The William Lewis Boys Home Orphanage in Mawphlang, Meghalaya received global attention at Rome, Italy. Over the last couple of years through NESFAS, the Indigenous Partnership for Agrobiodiversity and Food Sovereignty (TIP) has been extending their work in the villages … Continue reading

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