NEN Farm School 2021- “Bridging the Farm-To-Plate Gap”

NEN Nagaland,organised the much awaited Farm School at Chizami on 17-18 August 2021. The 6th edition of the event provided 16 young participants a comprehension on the importance of sustainable farming practices wherein Traditional farming, soil health management were key topics discussed and shared. The theme “Bridging the Farm-To-Plate Gap” is to address the growing…

‘International Youth Day 2021’ celebrated

International Youth Day is celebrated annually on 12 August to bring youth issues to the attention of the international community and to celebrate the potential of youth as active partners in the global society. The 2021 theme for the day was about transforming food systems. The theme,“Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary…

Value addition training on Food Processing & Packaging

Food processing is emerging as a major industry in North East India and has the potential of generating employment and raising farm incomes. As part of NENs livelihood initiative a value addition training was conducted at NEN Resource Centre, Chizami Phek. The training was facilitated by Pristine Foods, Chumoukedima – Nagaland on 27th -28th July…

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…