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NESFAS and North East Network join hands to strengthen women self help groups

The exposure trip to the Khweng community in Ri Bhoi, conducted by our ally, the North East Network on the 16th of March, 2021 was one that truly brought together the essence of community building through mutual assistance; Kong Rikynti Syiem from the Nangkrysoi Self Help Group Continue reading

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Local chemical-free vegetables and wild edibles sold to more than 400 people: Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market July Edition

Four communities from Meghalaya gathered at All Saints Hall on July 12, 2019 for the Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market, which was organised by the North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society. The market showcased various chemical-free produce, wild edible plants and … Continue reading

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Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market- May 2019 Edition

The second edition of the Mei-Ramew Farmers Market was held on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at NESFAS’ premises where two communities from Meghalaya participated. Two partner communities, namely Pyngkya and Mawhiang, both from East Khasi Hills, took the opportunity to … Continue reading

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This year’s first Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market moves to Tura, Garo Hills

This year’s first Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market, the “Aman A•song Farmers’ Market” was held on 15th March 2019 at Police Parade Groun, Tura, West Garo Hills. Participating communities include Dura Kantragre, Darechikgre, Wakringtongre, and Bibragre from West Garo Hills, Rongram Block. … Continue reading

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Bamboo Weaving in Wahsohra: A case study

Looking down the picturesque landscape as we move towards Sohra, there is small but significant village situated at the banks of the Wah Sohra River, the Wahsohra village. This is under the Laitkroh Community and Rural Development Block, East Khasi … Continue reading

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