Beating ‘Industry Logic’

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NESFAS Cooks Aliance with Fabio Antonini.

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If every decision that we make can be assumed to be a vote for the kind of world that we choose to live in, then choosing to have ‘slow food’ as opposed to eating ‘fast food’ might be instrumental in saving our planet (for a responsible handover to the future generation). Continue reading

India air pollution ‘cutting crop yields by almost half’

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Researchers analysed yields for wheat and rice alongside pollution data, and concluded significant decreases in yield could be attributed to two air pollutants, black carbon and ground level ozone. The finding has implications for global food security as India is a major rice exporter. Continue reading

Work With NESFAS

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NESFAS is looking for an Office Secretary  Minimum Qualification: Graduate Skills: Shorthand, data entry, fluent in English and Khasi Experience: Minimum 3 years in required field Walk in interview: 30 May 2015, 11 am to 1 pm, at – NESFAS office, Kerrie Ville, … Continue reading

Work With NESFAS

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Applications are invited from eligible candidates for the ad hoc research project entitled ”Assessment of nutritional status, health and lifestyle of women, prevalence of micronutrient deficiencies and lifestyle diseases, food biodiversity as well as infant and child feeding practices in North East Population” funded by North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society, Shillong , Meghalaya, India. Continue reading

Climate change and the Catholic Church

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Like Pope Francis, religious leaders of all major religions are urging us to fulfil our moral responsibilities to the future of Earth Continue reading

Linking Indigenous Food Systems with Soil Fertility

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The 14th session of the United Nations permanent forum on Indigenous Issues is taking place at the UN Headquarters in New York from 20th  to 1st May 2015. At a side event organised by the FAO, CBD, Government of Nicaragua, Tebtebba, … Continue reading

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