Zizira – shouldering the responsibility in a farmer’s journey

Zizira – shouldering the responsibility in a farmer’s journey

Zizira, an e-commerce business initiative that was started in 2015 is receiving due recognition and acknowledgement in the region. Its primary visi...
Zizira – shouldering the responsibility in a farmer’s journey

Zizira – shouldering the responsibility in a farmer’s journey

Zizira, an e-commerce business initiative that was started in 2015 is receiving due recognition and acknowledgement in the region. Its primary visi...
Know The Difference Between Ing Makhir And Ing Bah – Meghalaya Gingers That Can Transform People’s Food and Health

Know The Difference Between Ing Makhir And Ing Bah – Meghalaya Gingers That Can Transform People’s Food and Health

Meghalaya is blessed with two special varieties of ginger - Ing Bah/Nadia ginger and Ing Makhir ginger. Read more to find out the benefits of both varieties and to see which one is better!
How These Traditional Meghalaya Farmers Became Pioneers Who Found Sweet Success in Apple Farming

How These Traditional Meghalaya Farmers Became Pioneers Who Found Sweet Success in Apple Farming

A couple of weeks ago we brought to you the amazing story of Augustina Shimray, the lady diamond-seller-turned-apple-grower from Manipur’s Ukhrul District. Now we bring you stories of apple growers from Meghalaya’s West Khasi Hills district. Meghalaya is home to many varieties of fruits and is regarded as the primary gene centre of the citrus species. Sitting in the midst of one of the world’s biodiversity hotspots, Meghalaya (and the entire northeastern India) can become a veritable paradise for fruit-bearing tree farming, including apple farming, which significantly change the economy of the region for the better.
Enterprising Lady Left a Lucrative Job In Delhi To Grow Apples In Manipur!

Enterprising Lady Left a Lucrative Job In Delhi To Grow Apples In Manipur!

Does anyone in the right mind quit a secure, high-paying job in a big city and go settle down in a remote village that doesn’t even have proper ele...
Roselle Farmer from Meghalaya - Kong Mumtaz Suphai

Roselle Farmer from Meghalaya - Kong Mumtaz Suphai

Born and brought up in the hot and humid region of Diwon, Ri-Bhoi District of Meghalaya, Kong Mumtaz Suphai is a trusted Roselle farmer from India.
Kong Hun Story: Lady Turmeric Farmer from Meghalaya, India.

Kong Hun Story: Lady Turmeric Farmer from Meghalaya, India.

Kong Hun Dkhar is an Indian lady turmeric farmer from Saphai, Meghalaya. Kong Hun has been cultivating the Lakadong turmeric for years. Kong Hun engages in ethical farming when it comes to growing her turmeric.
Successful Farmer Story: Story of Bah Mihwan Sungoh, Ing Makhir Farmer.

Successful Farmer Story: Story of Bah Mihwan Sungoh, Ing Makhir Farmer.

Bah Mihwan Sungoh is a farmer hailing from a small village called Khatkasla. All his life, from a very tender age of 12, Bah Mihwan took up farming as a means of livelihood.
A compilation of Customer Stories

A compilation of Customer Stories

A customer story is a Customer success journey. Here is a sneak peek to what Zizira’s customers have to say about their experience with Zizira and its products.
Bamboo - A Curse and A Blessing For Mizoram

Bamboo - A Curse and A Blessing For Mizoram

Once in every 48-50 years, almost the whole of Mizoram would rupture en masse with blossoms of a different kind - that of the mautak bamboo (Meloca...
Arunachal’s Kiwifruit and The Legend of Sedi And Selo

Arunachal’s Kiwifruit and The Legend of Sedi And Selo

We reach out to New Zealand to get a taste of the exotic and world-renowned kiwifruit. But what we didn’t know is that we have such fruit in our very own backyard, in India’s northeastern state, Arunachal Pradesh.
Mar Phalyngki and the Monoliths and Market of Nartiang

Mar Phalyngki and the Monoliths and Market of Nartiang

You would love to cruise through the region around Raliang in Meghalaya's Jaintia Hills District. This is the beautiful 'Lakadong Country' that courses through gently rolling hills, verdant forests, and fields that boast of a variety of crops including the one-of-its-kind Lakadong, the world's best turmeric.
Bah Ha Lyngdoh – Farmer, Grandfather, And Village Leader

Bah Ha Lyngdoh – Farmer, Grandfather, And Village Leader

Like most people the world over, the Khasis of Meghalaya too love chillies. They have been raising varieties of these fiery plants in their backyards ever since the Christian missionaries introduced them into the Northeastern part of India … maybe five centuries ago. 
In A Patriarchal World, Meghalaya's Khasi Women Keep Their Own Identity

In A Patriarchal World, Meghalaya's Khasi Women Keep Their Own Identity

The Khasis of Meghalaya are an ancient and vibrant tribe. They are one of those matrilineal and matrilocal societies where lineage and kinship flow from the female line. The Khasi woman, not the man, is the one who passes on the family name to progeny. She