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Mawkynrew block administration starts mini market to support farmers

After hearing several farmers’ cry for help, the Mawkynrew block level administration has decided to open the weekly market in an open field at Lum Rapleng twice a week. During normal circumstances, the market is usually opened at a crowded … Continue reading

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Lessons learned from COVID-19: Self-reliance, Self- sufficiency, Solidarity

Mrs T Shilu (33 yrs) and Mrs S Mathsϋlu (44 years) are both women farmers and members of New Phor Women farmers group initiated by NEN. They have been a part of this group since its formation in 2019. New … Continue reading

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Mei-Ramew Phawar by Kong Bisikrin Marwein from Mawlum Mawjahksew community Mei-Ramew Phawar: Earth song from the fields to fork to healthy futures. Kong Bisikrin chants about the importance of a green leafy wild edible plant ‘Jaraiñ’. WATCH VIDEO

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India’s Mother Earth Cafés Shine a Spotlight on Indigenous Crops

Originally published in Atlas Obscura Article and photos by Sharanya Deepak Rural restaurants are providing a market for endangered edibles. Early morning paints yellow stripes on the garden as Plantina Mujai selects a pumpkin. Carrying it inside, she hoists the … Continue reading

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Fellows presented their studies at FAO’s session-A new Generation from Matrifocal societies revitalizing their Indigenous Food Systems.

As part of the Fellowship Programme, on 10th July, 2019, the Fellows visited the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Headquarters in Rome, to share their case studies about renewal and enhancement of their indigenous food systems, which they formulated with … Continue reading

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“Women are the custodians of biodiversity, food and nutrition”- WOMEN’S DAY 2019

“We in NESFAS and The Indigenous Partnership for Agrobiodiversity and Food Sovereignty (TIP) acknowledge and therefore promote communities and societies that have been founded on the matriarchal values of nurturing, sharing, non-violent social structures and gender equality. We believe that … Continue reading

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