National Handloom Day – 6th August, 2022, Nagaland

NEN Nagaland in collaboration with Nenterprise observed National Handloom Day on 6th August, 2021 under the theme “Facilitating Weavers Access to Social Security ” with its registered weavers from 11 villages under Phek District, Nagaland.  A survey conducted in some of the selected villages of Chizami cluster towards the formation of a Weavers’ Producer Company…

Cultural Interpretation Centre at Chizami village inaugurated

 A Cultural Interpretation Centre (CIC) was inaugurated at Chizami village in Phek district on November 23. The project ‘Cultural Interpretation Centre – Library & Museum (Phase II)’ was sanctioned under MPLAD fund (2018-2019) by Swapan Dasgupta, then Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha and implemented by North East Network (NEN).

Weavers – the ‘first working women’ in traditional societies

Dr Theyiesinuo Keditsu, Assistant Professor at Kohima college, today called the weavers as ‘first working women’ in traditional societies, as they were the first to bring independent income outside their agricultural practices while articulating that the perception of not recognising rural women as workers because they donot have paid jobs needs to change.

Indigenous crops should be protected; farmers can’t abandon jhum cultivation completely, says Nagaland official.

Indigenous crops should be protected and its ‘purity’ maintained; adopt good cultivation practices, identify medicinal and high-yielding crops with indigenous methods as well as improvise it, said Temsuinla, Joint Director of State Agriculture Research Station, Yisemyong, Mokokchung.

IWD 2022 & 13th Annual Biodiversity Festival celebrated in Nagaland

In the news: IWD 2022 and 13th Annual Biodiversity Festival organised by North East Network (NEN) #Nagaland, together with communities of Phek district with the theme ‘gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow’ at the NEN Resource Centre, Chizami and Women Resource Centre, Runguzu Nasa on March 8. #BreakTheBias #IWD2022 Read: