Biodiversity Walk at Kigwema Village, Kohima

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…

Training on Farming techniques for women in Golaghat, Assam

Women in Assam implement most of the work in agricultural farms, from sowing to harvesting, yet their access to resources is less than their male counterparts. Closing this gender gap is essential in order to accelerate the movement for equality and socio-economic empowerment of rural women. NEN has been consistently organising trainings for rural women…

A STUDY ON REVIVAL OF TRADITIONAL FARMING SYSTEMS OF NAGALAND

A case study by the environmental research and action group Kalpavriksh examines NEN’s initiatives towards the revival of the traditional farming system in Phek district of Nagaland. It is based on their field visits to Chizami and Sümi villages in Nagaland during March 28, 2019 to April 2, 2019. Click to read full article.

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…

Awareness Programme on social issues at Wahliewlong Village

As part of building community response towards social issues like VAW, CSA and alcoholism and drug addiction, North East Network have been conducting community meetings with local stakeholders and outreach programmes in several districts of Meghalaya. These programmes have encouraged villages to further strengthen their resolve to guarantee women’s rights and prevent violence against women.…

Strengthening Community Institutions: Interface meeting at Mawkyrdang Village

As part of building community response for strengthening women’s participation in advocating for their rights, North East Network has been conducting community meetings with local stakeholders and outreach programmes in the East, West and Eastern West Khasi Hills districts of Meghalaya. NEN’s Out Reach Workers (ORWs) recently travelled to Mawkyrdang village in the eastern part…

NEN Meghalaya: 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence Campaign 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic demonstrated that the world was unprepared to respond to the rapid escalation of all forms of VAW. The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign reinforces the elimination of all forms of violence against women. This year marks its 30th Anniversary and calls for all individuals and organizations to strategize in…