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Remembering Dr. A K Nongkynrih

It is with deep sadness that we receive and share the news of the passing away of our dearest Dr. A K Nongkynrih, Vice-Chairman of NESFAS, at Bethany Hospital Shillong, Meghalaya after his continuing battle with illness.
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NESFAS “Leaves No One Behind” as its project wins recognition on a Global Platform

Receives “Best performing project” Award 2021 from United Nation’s IFAD NESFAS was honored with the 2021-IFAD Indigenous Peoples Award on Monday, the 15th of February 2021. The other finalists were Safari Doctors from Kenya, Africa and Cabildo Indigena de Guambia, … Continue reading

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TIP-FAO Partnership: The Global-hub on Indigenous Food Systems

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN has launched the Global-hub on Indigenous Food Systems on September 28, 2020 with the agenda of operationalizing a food systems approach to accelerate the 2030 Agenda. The work programme of this initiative … Continue reading

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Remembering Ursula Hudson, President Slow Food Germany

  The Indigenous Partnership (TIP) and its alliances of food communities and organizations grieve the passing away of Ursula Hudson, President of Slow Food Germany and member of the Slow Food International Executive Committee, last Friday (July 10, 2020). After … Continue reading

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NESFAS welcomes new Executive Director

The Advisory Board of NESFAS and its staff welcomed Pius Ranee as the new Executive Director of NESFAS. He succeeds Dr. Melari Nongrum who returns to Martin Luther Christian University as the Dean, School of Social Work. With eight years … Continue reading

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Traditional Knowledge Holders shift to retrofit safety rooms as the pandemic maintains its spread

A month ago, NESFAS launched a project to build social distancing rooms for community elders, who are traditional knowledge holders. Nongtraw (East Khasi Hills) was a pilot effort to work with the community to break the spread by contact, especially … Continue reading

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