Assessment of climate change and its impact through Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) , Assam

Sessions on climate change and its impact on life and livelihood were conducted through Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA), with 22 community women at Gramin Mahila Kendra by NEN at  Udalguri district on 9 June 2022, and with 40 women in Dhemaji district on 25 September 2022. “Problem Tree” was used as a tool to identify…

“Karwaan-Journey of Learning”, Goalpara and Golaghat districts, Assam

‘Karwaan – Journey of Learning’ was organized at Sanchalipara village in Goalpara district on 28 June 2022 and at Buragohainkhat in Golaghat district on 28 September 2022. In Goalpara which is a new district, NEN plans to work on issues of animal-human conflict, alternative sustainable livelihoods, and impact of climate change in the near future.…

“Towards a resilient future”-Workshop on Building Youth Leadership for Sustained Change, Assam

A 3-day workshop was conducted with a total of 30 youth from Dhemaji, Darrang, Udalguri, Kamrup and Golaghat districts from 14 to16 July 2022 . The workshop covered topics on deconstructing sex & gender, unpacking gender roles, understanding patriarchy, understanding gender based violence, patriarchy and climate crisis. Gaurab Talukdar, ex-fellow, Green Hub facilitated a session…

Only One Earth: World Environment Day 2022

The 2022 World Environment Day campaign #OnlyOneEarth focusses on “Living Sustainably in Harmony with Nature” and calls for collective, transformative action on a global scale to celebrate, defend and restore our planet. We are re-energising the slogan to emphasise that planet Earth is still the only home we have and to push for transformative actions to…

NEN FARM SCHOOL 2022 (Registrations Closed)

The growing disconnect of youth from their indigenous food and farming systems, is a serious concern to deliberate upon, to ensure a sustainable future. The increased alienation of young people from farming is visible through the high rates of rural to urban migration even in Nagaland. The reverse migration substantially consisting of youths during the…

A Journey of Learning and Dialogue: Nagaland

“A Journey of Learning and Dialogue” was envisioned by NEN Nagaland and Green Hub to create a platform/ space to initiate discourse and dialogues with communities using creative mediums/ visuals to rethink about the future through sharing of experiences, learning from the past and the current; to reinstall the value of our identities, that is…

13th NEN Annual Biodiversity Festival held in Chizami

The UN General Assembly has declared 2021–2030 the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration – to support and scale up efforts to address the urgent need to revive damaged ecosystems. It is critical therefore to respond to this call for action, both individually and collectively, to protect biodiversity, as it underpins current and future human health,…

Biodiversity Walk at Kigwema Village, Kohima: Nagaland

The youth today deserve a say in environmental policies, and this starts with raising awareness among young people about the key issues at hand and how to get involved in pro-environmental actions that can mitigate looming climate change. NEN in Nagaland has been consistently organising several initiatives to raise youth awareness about biodiversity, traditional farming…

Biodiversity Walk in Phek, Nagaland

Spending a day in close proximity with nature plays a pivotal role in reconnecting young people with the environment while bridging inter-generational gaps through interactions with elder community knowledge holders. A Biodiversity Walk by NEN Nagaland was conducted on 28th January 2022 in Thelupra forest at Tsupfume village under Phek district, Nagaland. 17 youth participated…