Indigenous crops should be protected; farmers can’t abandon jhum cultivation completely, says Nagaland official

Indigenous crops should be protected and its ‘purity’ maintained; adopt good cultivation practices, identify medicinal and high-yielding crops with indigenous methods as well as improvise it, said Temsuinla, Joint Director of State Agriculture Research Station, Yisemyong, Mokokchung. https://easternmirrornagaland.com/indigenous-crops-should-be-protected-farmers-cant-abandon-jhum-cultivation-completely-says-nagaland-official/

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Diploma in Permaculture , Nagaland

In an effort to equip professionals working in the development sector in the North Eastern Region,  North East Network (NEN)  in collaboration with ‘Teaching Where It Matters’  began its journey on  a 6 months Diploma in Permaculture- Designer and Educator from November 2022 to May 2023.  A multidisciplinary outlook that is an ethically based, whole-system…

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2nd Millet Festivals – 6th & 31st August 2022 , Nagaland

As a preparatory towards the International Year of Millet in 2023, millet festivals series has become an important platform to bond communities, to revive, promote and bring together various stakeholders in addressing the current challenge of our time such as. climate change, food security issues that our communities are facing or being impacted with.  The…

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Product and Design Development Training, Nagaland

As part of NEN’s initiate to diversify livelihood opportunities for youth and women across the state, besides providing training to women on leadership development, NEN has been constantly supported skill trainings in different parts of the state with the objective to professionalise the handloom tradition as well as to add value to the existing skills…

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The 8th edition of NEN farm school (NFS) , Nagaland

The 8th edition of NEN farm school (NFS) was held from 29th June to 3rd July, 2022 at NEN, Chizami. 14 participants from 4 states (Nagaland, Assam, Kerala and Mumbai) took part in the four days programme with the theme Bridging the Farm-To-Plate Gap. The programme is to engage young people with their environment and…

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Study Visit Of Health Care Providers To Dilaasa Centres, Mumbai: Meghalaya

  Taking the NEN- CEHAT- Civil Hospital Nongpoh’s collaboration ahead on building health systems response to VAW & C, a study visit by a team of 5 health care providers was organised on the 23rd and 24th of November 2022, to CEHAT’s crisis intervention centres called ‘Dilaasa’ which are functional in public hospitals in Mumbai. …

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Skill Enhancement Training Of NEN Women Collectives of Madanryting, East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

North East Network has always believed in empowering women at spaces they are comfortable with, and collectivizing women to empower the same has been our objectives. Through the initiative of Skill enhancement programmes, NEN Meghalaya was able to collectivize women of Madanriting area who are skilled in tailoring for a home base initiative, in which…

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Orientation Training on Role Health Care Providers’ in responding to VAW & Children: Meghalaya

North East Network (NEN) along with the Centre for Enquiry into Health and Allied Themes (CEHAT) is collaborating with Civil Hospital, Nongpoh, Ri-Bhoi District to develop a health systems response towards violence against women (VAW). Nationally, the Criminal Law Amendment (CLA) Act, the Protection of Women against Domestic Violence Act (PWDVA) and the National Health…

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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF RURAL WOMEN 2022: Meghalaya

In observance of The International Day Of Rural Women 2022, North East Network organized a three days programme along with the rural women of Meghalaya in different districts.  Day one was celebrated by organising a “Farmers Meet”in Rangthong Village SWKH district. In which a few games were organised like Football for women, Tug of war…

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16 Days of Activism- World Human Rights Day, 10th December, 2022: Meghalaya

As a part of the 16 Days of Activism Campaign, NEN celebrated World Human Rights Day which falls on the 10th of December annually. The occasion was celebrated over two days with an art competition titled “A Children’s Pictorial Representation of Human Rights”. It was held on the 9th of December in Reach Ministries Open…

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