DW Media Germany highlights contribution of communities in Meghalaya towards preserving Indigenous food traditions in India

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DW Media Germany recently published an article titled, “Keeping Indigenous wild food traditions alive in India”; written by Vandana K, illustrating NESFAS’ role as custodians of Indigenous food traditions in the North East of India. Continue reading

Prevention is better than cure: The Ladmawphlang case in point

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Ladmawphlang in East Khasi Hills, a partner community of NESFAS, has a total of 88 households. When the second wave of the pandemic struck the country, this village immediately activated its COVID-19 committee and a quarantine center at Ramakrishna Mission, … Continue reading

NESFAS and Partners review COVID-19 in Meghalaya and Nagaland; monitors partner communities and lend a helping hand

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The onslaught of the second wave of the COVID-19 has hit the country harder than it did during the first wave last year. The country’s healthcare resources have been stretched thin battling the deadlier second wave but steadily, there have … Continue reading

Webinar on ‘Indigenous Food System’ by St. Mary’s College and NESFAS

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The Department of Geography St. Mary’s College held an online webinar on the occasion of World Environment Day on 5th June 2021. Bhogtoram Mawroh, Senior Associate Research and Knowledge Management, represented NESFAS and was the Resource person in which he … Continue reading

#GenerationRestoration From the Youth, For the Youth

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World Environment Day is generally seen as an occasion by most but over the years the need for us to observe it has made it a necessity. From planting trees to creating new habits to improve the environment, this day … Continue reading

Meghalaya Communities Stand In Unison To Defend River Umngot

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More than a month ago, community members from Umsawwar, including Mawdulop, Ksangrngi, Jatah Lakadong, Mawlong, and adjoining villages — under the banner “Ka Kynhun Ki Nongrep Harud Wah Umngot” — prevented officers of MeECL, Meghalaya State Pollution Control Board, and … Continue reading