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Community led Food Processing and Value addition training

A two-days training was organised by NESFAS on food processing and small scale value addition for members of Ialamlynti SHG, Ladmawphlang and three PGS group members from Nongtraw. The training focussed in enhancing basic skills of the participants and was facilitated by community members of the Nangkyrsoi SHG, Khweng from 24th to 25th October, 2021 in Lad Mawphlang, East Khasi Hills. Continue reading

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Value Addition and Food Processing training for strengthening community entrepreneurs

NESFAS recently conducted a two-days training on Food Processing and Value addition for 7 members of the PGS group from Umsawwar village. The training was held to equip community members with the necessary skill and knowledge of value addition and food processing that can help secure their income and livelihood in the future. Continue reading

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Exchange visit as a Learning and Networking tool for the communities

An exchange visit on school feeding programme was conducted on 2nd October 2021 at Mawmihthied village, East Khasi Hills. The programme was participated by MDM cooks, teachers, community facilitators and students from Dewlieh community and five communities from Garo Hills District.
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Nutrition Month 2021: Bridging the gap of Malnutrition and Nutritional Deficiencies at the community levels.

Though much progress has been made in the field of nutrition and health sciences since 1947, malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies are hidden pandemics that continue to cause nuisance in all sections of Indian society. Continue reading

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Virtual district level workshops on Micro Nutrient Rich and Climate Resilient Crop Species concludes

NESFAS conducted four District Level Technical Workshops on Micro-Nutrient Rich and Climate Resilient Crop Species. The workshops provided a general overview of some of the developments that have been achieved from the “No One Shall be Left Behind Initiative: Biodiversity for Food, Nutrition and Energy Security Meghalaya and Nagaland, North East India” funded by the REC which spanned from 2018-2021. Continue reading

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Sustainable Development Goals & Palm oil cultivation: A paradox

On the 26th August, 2021 NITI Aayog released the ‘North Eastern Region: District SDG Index, Report and Dashboard Baseline Report 2021-2022’. The report was a damning indictment of Meghalaya’s performance in terms of its progress towards Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Continue reading

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