Tag Archives: Youth and Agriculture

Dr. Bhogtoram Mawroh calls for the defense of Indigenous Food Systems to secure livelihoods and move Indian Agriculture forward

To celebrate the occasion of the 75th day of independence, the Department of History, in collaboration with the NCC Cadets of Shillong Commerce College, Shillong, organised an online virtual event on the 15th of August. Dr. Bhogtoram Mawroh, Sr. Associate Research and Knowledge Management, NESFAS, was the resource person and gave a presentation on ‘Agriculture in India – A way forward.’
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Can Meghalaya feed itself ?

Supply chains have been restored and the possibility of an extended lockdown is very minimal. The threat of a covid-19 type pandemic (considering the continued intrusion into non-human ecosystem) however still looms large. During the early phases of COVID-19 lockdown, … Continue reading

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Nongprut youths pave way for a fresher future

When there’s a will, there’s a way. When given an opportunity and space, 10 young community members from Nongprut (West Khasi Hills) rose to the occasion recently to set an example on the importance of kitchen gardens for other youths … Continue reading

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“We need to lift up agriculture”, Bakmenlang Nongrum proclaims

Amidst the gateway to Cherrapunjee, Meghalaya, 10 minutes away from the famous Mawkdok tourist hotspot, young 20-year-old Bakmenlang Nongrum lives in the Village of Laitsohpliah. He is like any other adolescent who enjoys the thrills and joy with his friends … Continue reading

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Rebranding Agriculture as a Profession for the Youth

  From the 23rd to 27th January 2017, a training for Youth Leadership and Community Development was organised by the Society For Urban and Rural Development (SURE) Jowai, sponsored by Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYK) Jowai at Moosakhia Village, Amlarem … 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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