Tag Archives: Community Participation

Communities showcase 50+ types of Indigenous seeds at an inter village seed fair

Seeds and other planting materials are the basis of crop production. For years, indigenous farmers have saved, managed, and propagated local seed varieties in the different production systems. Continue reading

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Farmers from Ri-Bhoi visit Mulum seed bank (West Jaintia Hills)

A one-day exposure visit of 13 farmers from Ribhoi/Social Service Centre, Shillong was conducted on the January 19, 2021, at Mulum Community, Laskein Block, West Jaintia Hills District Continue reading

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Langar: A Service to Humanity

Since the dawn of civilisation, food has been a predominant element in the story of human evolution. Be it the crucial switch from hunting-gathering to agriculture or when the search for spices led to the discovery of a whole new … Continue reading

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It starts at home, the community, the school, and with school garden .

Workshop: Collective Action to revive indigenous food systems through School Garden. Over the course of interaction with the communities, a concern was raised for having a safe space where people can come together and start discussing about their concerns and … Continue reading

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Khweng Community steps forward for PRA

PRA or Participatory Rapid Appraisal as a tool empowers local people in taking active roles in studying their habitat, environment, strength and weaknesses. Identifying priorities for development activities within the community is an important aspect of PRA exercises. Possible options … Continue reading

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