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Nongwah farmers motivate PGS groups from across Khasi & Jaintia Hills

The Participatory Guarantee System (PGS) label is an internationally approved mark of quality organic produce and has gained immense value over time; NESFAS has identified and formed 46 local PGS groups and in this regard, an exchange and exposure visit was conducted on the 29th of March, 2021. Continue reading

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PGS groups overcome livelihood challenges during pandemic

Participatory Guarantee System (PGS) groups are internationally applicable organic quality assurance systems, which are implemented and controlled by several committed organic farmers-producers through active participation, along with the consumers, in the process based on verifiable trust. To help strengthen the … Continue reading

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Participatory Guarantee System helps uplift farmers from Nongtraw

Blog by –Karalin Rani (Convenor, Iatreilang PGS group) from Nongtraw community. ENGLISH: In the year 2012, NESFAS approached Nongtraw to help the farmers of the community along with the Dorbar of the village. With the help of the oraganisation, the … Continue reading

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The North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS), supported by Odisha-based NGO Living Farms, on Thursday hosted a workshop on Sharing Results of Best Agroecological practices at the KJP Conference Centre in Shillong. Members of Living Farms, who are … Continue reading

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20 local groups receive Participatory Guarantee System (PGS) organic certification

On October 2, 2019, the North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS) received certificates for 20 Participatory Guarantee System (PGS) groups, who are also partner communities of NESFAS, from across Meghalaya. As a facilitation council, NESFAS identified and formed … Continue reading

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