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Eri-Weaves training concludes in Khweng (Ri-Bhoi District)

The North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity (NESFAS) team on December 4, 2020 concluded its three-month Eri Weaves Production training in Madanrtiang, Ri-Bhoi district. Altogether, there were 12 participants who took part in the programme.
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NESFAS team guides communities on how to improve value added products

NESFAS Senior Associate Janak Preet Singh and Lead Associate (Health and Nutrition) Bdadrishisha Nongkynrih recently took part in a workshop organised by the Meghalaya State Rural Livelihoods Society (MSRLS) in Malki, Shillong, East Khasi Hills district earlier this month.
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The new normal: Market at your doorstep

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the state has caused regular markets to be either closed or partially functioning subject to protocols stipulated by the government thereby causing great economic hardship to many. This, however, has not deterred Mawhiang headman Bindar … Continue reading

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Rural youth are the future of food security

On the 20th December 2016, as part of the Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS), Shillong, the Tynrai Foundation held a programme at Sohrarim to deliberate on certain new possibilities for the Youth in our region who built on their capacity to … Continue reading

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NE Connect at 8th BIOFACH India

From the 10th-12th November 2016, the eighth edition of BIOFACH India together with INDIA ORGANIC organised The Organic Fair showcasing the country’s organic diversity at the NSIC Exhibition Grounds, Okhla, New Delhi. Nürnberg Messe India (NMIND), International Competence Centre for … Continue reading

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International Year of Family Farming 2014

The 2014 International Year of Family Farming (2014 IYFF) is a worldwide celebration, declared by the United Nations General Assembly, that aims to stimulate active policies for sustainable development of agricultural systems based on farmer families, communal units, indigenous groups, … Continue reading

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