Tag Archives: Indigenous Communities

Community led Food Processing and Value addition training

A two-days training was organised by NESFAS on food processing and small scale value addition for members of Ialamlynti SHG, Ladmawphlang and three PGS group members from Nongtraw. The training focussed in enhancing basic skills of the participants and was facilitated by community members of the Nangkyrsoi SHG, Khweng from 24th to 25th October, 2021 in Lad Mawphlang, East Khasi Hills. Continue reading

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Value Addition and Food Processing training for strengthening community entrepreneurs

NESFAS recently conducted a two-days training on Food Processing and Value addition for 7 members of the PGS group from Umsawwar village. The training was held to equip community members with the necessary skill and knowledge of value addition and food processing that can help secure their income and livelihood in the future. Continue reading

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Exchange visit as a Learning and Networking tool for the communities

An exchange visit on school feeding programme was conducted on 2nd October 2021 at Mawmihthied village, East Khasi Hills. The programme was participated by MDM cooks, teachers, community facilitators and students from Dewlieh community and five communities from Garo Hills District.
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UN Pre-COP26 side event: Climate resilience insights from the White/Wiphala paper with reference to the Khasi Food Systems

A side event of the UN Pre-COP26 on Climate Resilience of the Indigenous Peoples’ Food systems took place on the 30th of September based on the White/Wiphala Paper(WWP) on Indigenous Peoples’ food systems which was published this year in Rome. … Continue reading

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Khasi people from Nongtraw and NESFAS among recipients of the Prestigious Hallbars Sustainability Publication Award 2021

Hallbars, a Sustainability Research Organisation awarded the contribution of four individuals, organisations, and community from Meghalaya as part of the Best 2021 Sustainability Publication Award. The Indigenous Partnership (TIP), NESFAS, and the Khasi People of Nongtraw were among the 58 awardees for their contribution towards the award winning publication “Indigenous Peoples’ Food Systems: Insights on Sustainability and Resilience from the front line of climate Change.”
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Sustainable Development Goals & Palm oil cultivation: A paradox

On the 26th August, 2021 NITI Aayog released the ‘North Eastern Region: District SDG Index, Report and Dashboard Baseline Report 2021-2022’. The report was a damning indictment of Meghalaya’s performance in terms of its progress towards Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Continue reading

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