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Strengthening biodiversity at the grassroots

Ever since its inception in 2012, NESFAS has played a major role in the preservation of indigenous food cultures and traditions in the North East of India, especially in Meghalaya. Over these years, NESFAS has worked relentlessly to fulfill its mission of highlighting the connection between sourcing tasty, healthy, local foods and the responsibility one has towards the protection and preservation of the agrobiodiversity that produces these foods.
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Local artisans represent Meghalaya at the 2018 International Conference on Handlooms

Local weavers and embroiderers from Meghalaya are presently taking part in the week-long training-cum-awareness international conference on handlooms called the “Chenetha Chetikala Sambaralu” in Chirala town, Andhra Pradesh from November 11 to 18, 2018. This conference serves as a platform … Continue reading

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Threading Narratives

Article by: The Shillong Times By Willie Gordon Suting There has not been much research on textiles of Ri Bhoi district. Anna Louise Meynell sought to dig deep into this subject with the desire to promote and spread awareness. Her … Continue reading

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Traditional textile exhibition by Anna Louise Meynell

The exhibition “TEXTILE TRADITIONS OF RI-BHOI DISTRICT- An exhibition of traditional hand-woven textiles” was organized and conducted by Anna Louise Meynell, from the 24th to 26th January, 2018 at Savio Hall, Laitumkhrah. Anna Louise Meynell has been engaged with NESFAS … Continue reading

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