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Nutrition Month 2021: Bridging the gap of Malnutrition and Nutritional Deficiencies at the community levels.

Though much progress has been made in the field of nutrition and health sciences since 1947, malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies are hidden pandemics that continue to cause nuisance in all sections of Indian society. Continue reading

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Nutrition for underprivileged children- Reach Shillong Ministries Programme

A programme focusing on food and nurtrition for children was held at the Reach Shillong Ministries (RSM)- An all out of School Programme Mawarliang, Laitkor, on the 27th July 2018. The aim of NESFAS’ involvement is to enhance the nutrition … Continue reading

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Work With NESFAS

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for the ad hoc research project entitled ”Assessment of nutritional status, health and lifestyle of women, prevalence of micronutrient deficiencies and lifestyle diseases, food biodiversity as well as infant and child feeding practices in North East Population” funded by North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society, Shillong , Meghalaya, India. Continue reading

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The Laitumkhrah Initiative on the roll…

NESFAS’s initiative to positively impact its local community carries on with the 3rd delivery of the harvest from its community garden to the underprivileged families of Laitumkhrah. The operation began with the planting of the community garden at the NESFAS … Continue reading

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Making biodiverse agriculture part of a food-secure future

Is biodiverse agriculture an anachronism? Or is it a vital part of a food-secure future? Given the need to feed an estimated 2.4 billion more people by the year 2050, the drive toward large-scale, single-crop farming around the world may … 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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