International Home Based Workers’ Day 2021 observed across Nagaland

Who is a Home-Based Worker? – A Home-based worker is a person who produces goods or services for the market from within or around their own homes. Although they remain largely invisible, home-based workers are engaged in many branches of industry and represent a significant share of urban employment in some countries, particularly for women…

NEN celebrated International Day of Rural Women (IDRW), 2021

Committed to amplifying the stories and voices of rural women, North East Network (NEN) observed the IDRW on 15th October, which also coincides with the  National Women Farmers’ Day, by bringing together government agencies, women organisations, village leaders, CBOs, NGOs and the general public in an interface with rural women at Phek Town. The theme…

Training on organic farming for young cultivators from Nagaland

A team of 20 participants consisting of 16 farmers and 4 NEN staff from 9 different communities from Nagaland, went on a training cum exposure trip to Pabhoi Greens, Pabhoi, Biswanath Chariali, Assam. The residential skill enhancement training on organic farming was held between 26th-30th September 2021, and was facilitated by the Pabhoi Greens Team.…

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…