North East Initiative

  • Sustaining a way of life

    December , 2015

    North East Initiative’s conservation of forests through community rearing of mithuns, an endangered animal, have also turned things around for Pagmar Obing

  • The North East Initiative

    The economy of the northeastern states is mainly based on subsistence agriculture and a system of shifting cultivation called jhum. Rampant and unchecked practice of jhum has put pressure on the fragile ecosystem and resulted in food scarcity; coupled with other problems, this has affected the quality of life in the region.

  • North East India

    Interventions in Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Nagaland, Manipur, Meghalaya, Assam and Tripura

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