Category Archives: WORKSHOPS

Capacity building exchange visit: Mei-Ramew Cafes

SURE (Society for Urban and Rural Empowerment) identified potential Mei-Ramew Cafe owners: Kong Phawa from Cham-Cham, East Jaintia  Hills and Kong Kyndait fromMawpyut, West Jaintia Hills. NESFAS in collaboration with SURE organised an exchange visit to the two Mei-Ramew Cafes … Continue reading

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NESFAS staff attends ALC workshop in Karnataka

Pius Ranee, a senior associate at NESFAS, attended a five-day workshop — Agroecology Fund Global Learning Exchange — that was organized by the Agroecology Fund (AEF), a multi-donor fund supporting agroecological practices and policies. The workshop was held from February 3-7, 2020 … Continue reading

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NESFAS focuses on Food Sovereignty at Tri Village Winter Fest in Ri-Bhoi

NESFAS on January 31, 2020 conducted an awareness programme to promote indigenous food system for the youth at Liarsluid community during the Tri Village Winter Festival. The event was organised by three Ri Bhoi communities — Liarsluid, Khweng and Madanrtiang. … Continue reading

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Several rice seeds displayed at Mukhap Rice Festival held by SURE

The Society for Urban and Rural Empowerment (SURE), in collaboration with NESFAS, held a Rice Festival at Madan Mukhap, West Jaintia Hills on January 25, 2020 wherein the community members there displayed several varieties of traditional seeds, which are still … Continue reading

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Organic Bamboo School receives Rs. 1 Lakh as part of CM’s entrepreneurial programme

The ‘Organic Bamboo School’ under the guidance of NESFAS (Garo Team) received Rs 1 lakh from Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on January 21, 2020, as part of the Chief Minister’s ‘E Champion Challenge’. The Government of Meghalaya along with … Continue reading

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Rice festival – cum-Mei – Ramew Phawar Competition

Through this event, our aim is to display and document the different indigenous varieties of paddy from different participating communities, including other regions of Meghalaya. We will also be having seed exchange, initiation of seed saving practices, value-added rice products, … Continue reading

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