We are hiring an independent consultant to evaluate project’s livelihood activities

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We are hiring an independent consultant

NESFAS is hiring an independent consultant to evaluate its project intervention in terms of increased income of the participating communities under the project “No One Shall Be Left Behind Initiative: Biodiversity for Food, Nutrition and Energy Security for 3000 Households in Meghalaya and Nagaland, North East India” supported by Rural Electrification Foundation.
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Lakadong turmeric & one district one product (ODOP) Scheme – Implications on Agrobiodiversity

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In a story titled ‘Her Yellow Revolution’ published by the Shillong Times on 9th March 2019, Sahana Ghosh tells the story of Kong Trinity Saioo’s endeavour in promoting the cultivation and boosting the popularity of the indigenous, high curcumin content (7.9% as against 2% of other varieties) Lakadong turmeric. Continue reading

NESFAS facilitates academic publication of Mr. Nkululeko Nyoni

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A reaearch article by Mr. Nkululeko Nyoni was published in The Journal of Global Communication, titled ‘Constraints of Agricultural Extension and Advisory Service (AEAS) Providers of Meghalaya in Nutrition-Sensitive Extension’. Continue reading

Umsawwar community and NESFAS stand tall against Umngot Hydro Electric Project construction

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Umsawwar Community and NESFAS stand tall against Umngot Hydro Electric Project construction

The year 2007 marked the inception of the Umngot Hydro Electric Project construction when initially survey started taking place. Umsawwar community, of Mawkynrew C&RD Block, East Khasi Hills, which presently homes 529 people, has always been at the forefront of protesting against this project since 2012 till date.
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NESFAS Initiates the Indigenous Youth Fellowship Programme to Defend Local Food Systems

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NESFAS Initiates the Indigenous Youth Fellowship Programme to Defend Local Food Systems

NESFAS inaugrated the 2021 Indigenous Youth Fellowship Programme on April 6, 2021 at the State Institute of Rural Development (SIRD) Nongsder, Umiam. This training programme will be for a period of one month, in three main venues; SIRD, Umsawwar (East Khasi Hills) and Khweng (Ri-Bhoi), to train grassroots youth to work towards reclaiming their autonomous food and livelihoods systems and in the process to defend their Indigenous Food Systems (IFS) and identity.
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Letter to the Meghalaya State Pollution Control Board against the Umngot Hydro Electric Project construction

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View letter Letter to the Meghalaya State Pollution Control Board Nesfas