People and Process

Zizira partners with hardworking farmers and beekeepers, brings premium products to discerning customers, and raises up its employees in the process.

Blessed Lands Of Meghalaya: My 4 Day Trip To 5 Places

Blessed Lands Of Meghalaya: My 4 Day Trip To 5 Places

Are you a person who has always stayed in the city like Mumbai, Delhi or...

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Growing Strawberries Changed the Lives of Farmers

Growing Strawberries Changed the Lives of Farmers

Zizira operates from Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya in the Northeast part of India – a...

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Chemical Fertilizers and Pesticides Used in Nongthadroin Village, Meghalaya

Chemical Fertilizers and Pesticides Used in Nongthadroin Village, Meghalaya

The ill effects of using chemical fertilizers and pesticides are well known. In Meghalaya, one...

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Organic Farming Certification Logo of India

Organic Farming Certification Logo of India

What you see here is the official India Organic logo which can be used for...

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Meghalaya Organic Plums Gets Good Returns For A Lady farmer

Meghalaya Organic Plums Gets Good Returns For A Lady farmer

Come July, the season for juicy, delicious plums starts in Meghalaya, one of the seven...

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Organic Ginger Is A Specialty At Duh's Farm An Mawtnum Village

Organic Ginger Is A Specialty At Duh's Farm An Mawtnum Village

A small team of three visited Duh in her farm in Mawtnum village in early...

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Next Generation Farmers Moving Away From Farming?

Next Generation Farmers Moving Away From Farming?

What happens if next-generation farmers move away from farming in an agrarian economy? This question...

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Organic Farming in India - A Push by The Government of Meghalaya

Organic Farming in India - A Push by The Government of Meghalaya

Zizira is a food products company that operates from Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya in the...

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Aarohi - Organization Helping Farmers in Uttarakhand

Aarohi - Organization Helping Farmers in Uttarakhand

Aarohi was founded in 1992 and started a livelihood promotion program as part of their development...

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Northeast India Is The Best Organic Farming Hot Spot Of India

Northeast India Is The Best Organic Farming Hot Spot Of India

On a recent visit to the Indian Council of Agricultural Research in Meghalaya, our group...

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Village Growing High Curcumin Turmeric in Meghalaya

Village Growing High Curcumin Turmeric in Meghalaya

You may have read our post on high curcumin turmeric that is exclusive to Meghalaya...

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Meghalaya Going Organic – No Turning Back

Meghalaya Going Organic – No Turning Back

Mr. Canning Shabong is passionate about agriculture and not just because he is a senior...

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Time to Find the Gold Grown by Turmeric Farmers of Meghalaya

Time to Find the Gold Grown by Turmeric Farmers of Meghalaya

How does it feel to be sitting on a gold mine and not being able...

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A Model Family Farm Using Sustainable Agriculture Methods In Meghalaya

A Model Family Farm Using Sustainable Agriculture Methods In Meghalaya

Nah, a lady farmer using sustainable agriculture methods, is like a successful female entrepreneur. Her...

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Organic Pineapples Provides Livelihood for a Meghalaya Farmer

Organic Pineapples Provides Livelihood for a Meghalaya Farmer

Bestarwell Shadap Nongkynrih is a second generation farmer who grows organic pineapples on his two-acre...

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What Makes NEHU a Pride of India?

What Makes NEHU a Pride of India?

North Eastern Hill University (NEHU), with its beautiful 1225 acres campus in Umshing, Shillong, is a...

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Benefits Of Research Should Improve Livelihood - Dr. Barik - NEHU

Benefits Of Research Should Improve Livelihood - Dr. Barik - NEHU

Research is not an end in itself, especially when it involves farming and the livelihoods...

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Discovering Meghalaya – Topography, Climate And Farming

Discovering Meghalaya – Topography, Climate And Farming

Meghalaya is a predominantly agrarian state where about 80% of its population depends on agriculture...

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Bird’s Eye Chilli Of Meghalaya - From Dulongnar Village

Bird’s Eye Chilli Of Meghalaya - From Dulongnar Village

Bird’s Eye chillies are common chillies of India. They are hot, but decent enough to...

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Potential of Agriculture in Meghalaya

Potential of Agriculture in Meghalaya

Zizira’s team of explorers  went on a quest to get some insight into the potential of...

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It’s Time Meghalaya’s Bio Resources Helped Farmers: Scientist

It’s Time Meghalaya’s Bio Resources Helped Farmers: Scientist

Meghalaya’s marginal farmers, living on the fringes of society and of the economy, seem to...

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Meet An Organic Farmer Of Garo Hills, Meghalaya

Meet An Organic Farmer Of Garo Hills, Meghalaya

Eline A. Sangma is a lady organic farmer who has been practising organic farming for...

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Horticulture in Meghalaya - A MBDA Report

Horticulture in Meghalaya - A MBDA Report

While many of us are coming to realize that horticulture in Meghalaya has great potential,...

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