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…

BAMBOO EXCHANGE LEARNING WORKSHOP

THEME: “Sustainability and Versatility of Bamboo” Ethnicity, culture, and tradition can help us find and connect with our roots. Understanding our ancestors and their practices during the ancient days can help us connect with them emotionally and spiritually. Understanding nature and the connection we have with our mother earth will surprise you in fact enduring.…

Celebrating Street Vendors Day

On the occasion of International Street Vendors Day, 14th November 2020, a Street Awareness Campaign was carried out by North East Network (NEN) Nagaland, in collaboration with Self Employed Women Association (SEWA) Nagaland. The campaign focused on sensitizing the Street vendors on Nagaland Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Rules 2019,…