Tag Archives: Indigenous Food Systems

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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CFS side event on Advancing Equitable Livelihoods for food systems workers: Bah Phrang Roy speaks on behalf of Indigenous Communities.

The Committee for Food Security (CFS) of the FAO yesterday convened a virtual side event on ‘Advancing Equitable Livelihoods for All Food Systems Workers’. The event was aimed at discussing mechanisms to build agency for the approximately 4.5 billion people that … Continue reading

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Youth for Indigenous Food System: Handing over the baton to the next generation

NESFAS’ “No one shall be left behind” initiative supported by REC (Rural Electrical Corporation Ltd) Foundation kick-started in July 2018. The initiative aimed to enhance Indigenous Food Systems (IFS) that would significantly contribute to improved nutrition, food security, and sustainable livelihoods among 130 indigenous communities of Meghalaya and Nagaland. Continue reading

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Game-changing dialogue at UN Food Systems Pre Summit: Bah Phrang Roy highlights the value of Indigenous Peoples’ food systems

As part of the Decade of Action to achieve Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, the UN Secretary-General António Guterres has convened a Food Systems Summit scheduled for September this year. Continue reading

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Indigenous Peoples at the forefront of the UN Food Systems Pre-Summit: “Indigenous Peoples’ food systems are a game-changing solution to ensure more sustainable food systems”

“Indigenous Peoples’ food systems cannot be characterized according to dominant conceptualizations of food systems or value chains. Our food systems comprise different values, systems of governance and cultural relations to food” highlighted Anne Nuorgam, Chair of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. Continue reading

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Local food systems highlighted at a global webinar

Mr Pius Ranee, Executive Director of NESFAS was invited to attend a webinar hosted by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) on the 8th of June, 2021 Continue reading

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