NESFAS is reaching out to different communities within Meghalaya and Nagaland to spread awareness and to positively encourage community members to consider the COVID-19 vaccination.
The 2nd of March, 2021 observed a stepping stone in the expansion and furtherance of Mei-Ramew weaves in Meghalaya and the importance of having adequate and trained human resources to carry out the same. The NESFAS team ventured into the lush village of Mustoh to commence the training of ten individuals in the age-old artform of Khneng Embroidery. Continue reading
Earth day, 22nd April, is a day where we inspire more awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s natural gifts. It now takes place in more than 193 countries around the world. On this day, the world would encourage everyone to turn off all the unwanted things away. Continue reading
NESFAS is hiring an independent consultant to evaluate its project intervention in terms of increased income of the participating communities under the project “No One Shall Be Left Behind Initiative: Biodiversity for Food, Nutrition and Energy Security for 3000 Households in Meghalaya and Nagaland, North East India” supported by Rural Electrification Foundation.
In a story titled ‘Her Yellow Revolution’ published by the Shillong Times on 9th March 2019, Sahana Ghosh tells the story of Kong Trinity Saioo’s endeavour in promoting the cultivation and boosting the popularity of the indigenous, high curcumin content (7.9% as against 2% of other varieties) Lakadong turmeric. Continue reading
A reaearch article by Mr. Nkululeko Nyoni was published in The Journal of Global Communication, titled ‘Constraints of Agricultural Extension and Advisory Service (AEAS) Providers of Meghalaya in Nutrition-Sensitive Extension’. Continue reading