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‘World’s 75% remaining biodiversity in the land of indigenous peoples’- Eastern Mirror

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Article published in Eastern Mirror, Nagaland Chizami, March 8(EMN): 75% of the remaining biodiversity of this world is in the land and territories of indigenous peoples, said Phrang Roy, coordinator, Indigenous Partnership for Agrobiodiversity and Food Sovereignty, Italy and chairman for … Continue reading

Women are the undeniable protectors of the biodiversity

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Women traditionally play a central role in any indigenous communities. NESFAS highlights the role of women as custodians of our agrobiodiversity and foodways. Today, March 8th marks the 106th anniversary of Women’s Day across the globe and for the indigenous … Continue reading

Traditional Knowledge Holder of Laitsohpliah

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Kong Slibon Nongrum of Laitsohpliah, East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya, was a renowned indigenous knowledge holder recognised by NESFAS over the last 5 years of their work for ITM 2015 . She passed away at the age of 83 on the … Continue reading