The glorious biodiversity of Nagaland was glimpsed at the Biodiversity Festival, under the theme “Celebrating Resilience of Biodiverse Community”. Held at Thetsumi Phek District, Nagaland, on 15th December, 2020, the Festival was organised as a collaboration between NEN, Thetsumi Women Society and SEWA Thetsumi Unit.
The 105 participants had come together from the four khels of Thetsumi Village namely: Tede, Tena-o, Theza and Thezadzu. Indigenous seeds were put up for display by the four khels during the seed exhibition. A food value addition training was also held with 14 volunteers from the community on Millet Pan Cake, Pumpkin Pakora and Millet Coconut Sweet which was facilitated by NEN staff members.