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Farmers from Ri-Bhoi visit Mulum seed bank (West Jaintia Hills)

A one-day exposure visit of 13 farmers from Ribhoi/Social Service Centre, Shillong was conducted on the January 19, 2021, at Mulum Community, Laskein Block, West Jaintia Hills District Continue reading

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Self help is the best help – Indigenous farmers stand strong against economic slowdown

Farm on wheels, an initiative to sell local produce has enabled the farmer groups to access diverse local markets in a decentralized manner. In doing so this initiative has set an example to all other farmer groups collaborating with NESFAS in Meghalaya and encouraged them to adapt it and take it forward in their areas. Continue reading

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Ki nongrep ha Meghalaya kin myntoi ne em naki ain nongrep 2020?

Kawei na ki jingkular jong ka sorkar NDA kadei ban pynkiew ar shah ïa ka kamai jong ki nongrep kat da poi u snem 2022. Sah sa tang ar snem ban poi u snem 2022 bad i kumba kane ka jingkular kan ym urlong lymda ka sorkar kam trei borbah mynta. Continue reading

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How does your home garden grow?

The focus on nutritional food and accessibility amid the Covid-19 pandemic has prompted
people in the North-East to tend to their little patches of green Continue reading

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A hopeful indigenous Christmas message from NESFAS chairman

COVID-19 came and kept us inside even more, and here in Italy, we were the ones in the whole of Europe that saw the worst of COVID. In northern Italy, the last time they saw such an incident was 400 years ago. And suddenly, particularly the rich countries in Europe, were confronted with an issue- do we now pay attention to our health or do we pay attention to our livelihoods.
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Mukhap community wins indigenous cooking competition

The Society For Urban and Rural Empowerment (SURE) in collaboration with NESFAS organised an indigenous cooking competition (Grand Finale) on December 17 at their head office in Jowai where four communities battled it out for the title. All government SOPs and safety measures were adhered throughout the day and events.
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