EARTH DAY 2021 CELEBRATION

In Nagaland, NEN celebrated ‘Earth Day’ on 22nd April, with 21 participants from Sacred Heart Higher Secondary School, Chizami. The students visited Nerodoco Nursery where they actively participated in the hands-on demonstration on natural methods of nursing trees. This was followed by film screenings of ‘Narpuh Wildlife Sanctuary – saving the last Refuge’ by Pelevizo…

Training & Exposure trip for Women Farmers from Meghalaya

Women play a crucial role in ensuring the sustainability of rural households and communities in North East India.They make significant contributions to agricultural production, food security and nutrition, land and natural resource management, and building climate resilience. Despite the significant role they play, they still lack recognition as farmers, face structural barriers related to land…

Summer Weaving Training in Ri-Bhoi District

The art of weaving is endemic in most tribal cultures in North East India. Unfortunately, with readymade clothes flooding the markets we are witnessing a gradual diminishing of this exquisite art. Over the past decade NEN has been working to revive indigenous weaving practices by encouraging the younger generation to inherit their tradition and keep…

Farmers’ Training for Best Organic Practices in Assam

Smallholder farmers are a crucial part of the food value chain and economy in Assam. The COVID-19 pandemic and nationwide lockdown created many hardships for our farmers like severe shortage of labor and equipment plus loss of crops. To mitigate this, North East Network has extended its livelihood support through an agricultural programme to enable…

BIODIVERSITY FESTIVAL FOR “CELEBRATING RESILIENCE OF BIO-DIVERSE COMMUNITY”

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…