Tag Archives: Indigenous Food

Na ka Kper Syntiew sha ka Kper Jhur

Hapdeng ka lock down, bun napdeng jongngi ngi ia pynlut por hala ki jong ki iing ki sem. Ka jingbatai ki riew shemphang, ki ong ba kawei na ki lad ban ialeh pyrshah ia u COVID-19 dei ban tei ia ka bor met (immunity) da kaba bam bun jait ki thup jingbam. Ka Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) jong ka United Nations kala phiah ia ki thup jingbam ha ki 10 tylli. Continue reading

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Mid-day Meal training programme at Pashang cluster by NESFAS

India, having an immense youth population is at the brink of a new dawn and here at NESFAS, we recognise the potential that the youth holds and see the importance of education and nutrition. A lot of poverty-stricken families send their children to schools in hopes that they will receive a Mid-day Meal in the process, which will consequently reduce their financial burden. Continue reading

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What foods did your ancestors love?- Aparna Pallavi, TEDX Talks

Via TEDx Talks: Around the world, Indigenous food cultures vanish because of industrialized agriculture and a shifting, Western-influenced concept of the ideal diet. Food researcher Aparna Pallavi explores why once-essential culinary traditions disappear from people’s lives and memories almost without … Continue reading

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The potential of Indigenous Food in tourism sector

Senior associate at NESFAS, Janak P Singh, represented the organization on March 12, 2020 at the National Seminar on ‘Sustainable Tourism and Environmental Conservation: A tool for Community Development’ at Sankardev College Shillong. He shared NESFAS’ works on Indigenous Food … Continue reading

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NESFAS, PHC Laitryngew to promote healthy eating and nutrition together

With the widespread global coronavirus outbreak, the NESFAS team on Monday (March 16, 2020) held an awareness programme on the importance of local food systems for improved health and nutrition at Nongtraw, East Khasi Hills district. Pius Ranee, senior associate … Continue reading

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Indigenous Feast at NE Science Fair

NESFAS participated at the North East Innovators Meet and Technology Innovation Entrepreneurship (TIE) Expo 2019, from the 28th February to 2nd March 2019, at NEHU Convocation Hall, Shillong. The event was organized to mark the occasion of National Science Day … Continue reading

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