Capacity Building Trip to Uttarakhand

A team of 5 from Nagaland consisting of 3 NEN staff & 2 Weavers from Chizami  traveled to Uttarakhand as part of the exposure learning to strengthen livelihood opportunities for communities. The team visited Mahila Umang Producers Company Ltd, a collective of self-help groups and producers – engaged in promoting sustainable livelihoods through establishment of…

Provision of Solar Drier Machine

To enhance livelihood earning opportunities, a solar drier machine procured from Meghalaya was provided to Phekerkriema village with special focus on women’s needs. The user and environment-friendly technology will enable the community to preserve their fruits, vegetables  and other perishable crops which deteriorate during the peak seasons due to the distance from markets and high…

Theater for Social Change – Workshop for Youth

North East Network Nagaland organised a residential workshop for youth with the theme “Theater for Social change”, to train young participants to articulate, communicate, narrate stories and  translate experiences and issues through the medium of drama and theater. The workshop held from 29th – 31st March 2022 at NEN Resource Centre, Chizami had 12 participants…

A Journey of Learning and Dialogue

“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…

IWD 2022 celebrated by NEN Nagaland

North East Network (NEN) Nagaland, together with communities of Phek district celebrated the International Women’s Day with the theme “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow” at the NEN Resource Centre, Chizami and Women Resource Centre, Runguzu Nasa, respectively, on 8th March 2022. The events brought together 250 participants comprising of women farmers, weavers, community…

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,…

Exchange Program for young women in Nagaland

An Exchange Learning Program was organised from 16-17th Feb 2022 with 11 community young women from Phek and Kohima District and SEWA Shakti Kendra staff. The group spent 2 days learning about gender issues while gaining first hand experience and interaction with women run enterprises. The team spent the first day with Sakhi One Stop…

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…

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.