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Bamboo School: Uplifting the livelihoods of local traditional artisans in Darichikgre

The surge in cultivating bamboo for architectural and handicraft purposes is evident in various parts of northeast India; particularly in the quaint village of Darichikgre Continue reading

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Fuel to instigate future infrastructure: NESFAS workshop on Partner Think-tank for COVID-19 safety housing for elderly

The North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS) team on Thursday (September 17, 2020) held an online workshop to ideate on how learnings from old traditional housing designs can be integrated with new lessons from construction technology. This, in … Continue reading

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Sustainable Endeavours: NEN Field Coordinator helps start Bamboo School in Nagaland

The North East Network (NEN), Nagaland, which is a partner organisation of the North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS), inaugurated a Bamboo School onWorld Youth Skills Day — July 1, 2019 — at Phek community. The project is part of NESFAS’ initiative under the project “No One Shall Be Left Behind Initiative”, funded by the Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) Limited.
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Bamboo Weaving in Wahsohra: A case study

Looking down the picturesque landscape as we move towards Sohra, there is small but significant village situated at the banks of the Wah Sohra River, the Wahsohra village. This is under the Laitkroh Community and Rural Development Block, East Khasi … Continue reading

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A visit to IIT Guwahati

On the 2nd August 2018, Phrang Roy, Chairman, NESFAS, Janak P Singh, Sr. Associate, NESFAS and Anita Roy, Board Member, NESFAS visited IIT Guwahati to explore possibilities of collaboration with the Department of Design, IIT Guwahati. The team met with … Continue reading

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