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Community children at Khweng identify aquatic life to strengthen biodiversity

Kaleidoscope diversity can be found in several indigenous communities across the world. The paddy fields harbor a rich ecosystem for plants and animals to thrive. In this way, the custodians’ cook of Mei-Ramew Café has strengthened the knowledge of children through the aquatic diversity in the paddy fields. An understanding of the aquatic life in Khweng has helped integrate and embrace the importance of an indigenous farming system and valuing the ecosystem.
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NESFAS Held its First Ever Mei-Ramew Market in town

  On 7th April 2017, NESFAS hosted its first ever Mei-Ramew Market, (Mei-Ramew means Mother Earth in the native Khasi language) which connected the people with local farmers in a mutually beneficial exchange. The event gave locals a rare chance to … Continue reading

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Dr Francisco Meets Farmers in Khweng

On the 24th of August, as  part of his tour to various villages in Meghalaya, visiting Agroecologist, Dr Francisco J Rosado May  made a trip to the shifting cultivation field of Custodian Farmer Kong Radian Syiem at the village of Khweng, … Continue reading

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Joyous Production

by Michael Shadap and Phidarilin Uriah For the people of Khweng the arrival of autumn brings with it an air of joy and festivity. It is the season they’ve been waiting for; the season when the fields are bursting with … Continue reading

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