Nongwah farmers motivate PGS groups from across Khasi & Jaintia Hills

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The Participatory Guarantee System (PGS) label is an internationally approved mark of quality organic produce and has gained immense value over time; NESFAS has identified and formed 46 local PGS groups and in this regard, an exchange and exposure visit was conducted on the 29th of March, 2021. Continue reading

NESFAS and North East Network join hands to strengthen women self help groups

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The exposure trip to the Khweng community in Ri Bhoi, conducted by our ally, the North East Network on the 16th of March, 2021 was one that truly brought together the essence of community building through mutual assistance; Kong Rikynti Syiem from the Nangkrysoi Self Help Group Continue reading

Business Opportunity: Provision of computer systems


Invitation for Tender for the Provision of Computer Systems On behalf of North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (hereafter referred to as NESFAS), the Executive Director invites to submit a tender in relation to provision of Computer Systems. Interested … Continue reading

Business Opportunity: Vertical Transportation Project


Tenders from Companies called for construction of innovative low-cost, fuel efficient, safe and secure vertical transportation that can carry up to 200 Kg of goods for Nongtraw Village, East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya, India. Interested firms/companies can download the tender notice … Continue reading


Community Seed Banks And Community Seed Fairs: Reaffirming Seed Sovereignty

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Reaffirming Seed Sovereignty

During the height of the pandemic, in 2020, members of the Madanrtiang Agroecology Learning Circle (ALC) looked up to two of their elderly members, Shildamon Lamare and Wing Lamare to help them document and preserve the local varieties in their community. “Most young farmers”, they said, “are losing the knowledge of the crop diversity in their community” and the need for a collective effort to safeguard the traditional seeds was felt. Continue reading

We Are Hiring A Content Developer and Writer

We are hiring a content developer

The writer will help provide support for activities relating to communications. He/She will help generate content (articles, write-ups, features, etc) for the NESFAS website/social media platforms. He/She will also help edit additional content of the website.
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