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Lead Applicant Organization Name

I have registration with Gauhati University as ex student. Registartion No. 015950.

Lead Applicant Organization Type

  • Other

If part of a multi-stakeholder entity (i.e. team), provide the names of other organizations and types of stakeholders collaborating with you.

NA

Website of Legally Registered Entity

NA

How long have you / your team been working on this Vision?

  • Just beginning now

Lead Applicant: In what city or town are you located?

Guwahati.https://www.india.gov.in/,https://www.mapsofindia.com/maps/assam/guwahati.htm

Lead Applicant: In what country are you located?

India. https://www.india.gov.in/

Your Selected Place: what’s the name of the Place you’re developing a Vision for?

Guwahati, Assam.https://www.mapsofindia.com/maps/assam/assam-district.htm, https://www.mapsofindia.com/maps/assam/guwahati.htm

What country is your selected Place located in?

India.

Describe your relationship to the place you’ve selected.

I live in  Guwahati, Assam,  India. So, I am quite foodie. I survive on home food mostly. I started living here since 1990.

Describe the People and Place: Provide information that would be helpful for an outsider who has never been there and may have no context about this Place to better understand the area.

Assam in India, is a multicultural, multiethinic state, with series of tourist flowing in and out. It is in northeastern part of India. Its capital is Dispur in Guwahati city.  There are both tribes and non tribe, Hindus as majority and other religion like Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Jain, Buddhist, etc. Here people belong to working and business class. Women are generally educated. We have series of festival like Bihu, Durga Puja, Kali Puja, Deepawali, Eid, Christmas, Guru Purab and what not. People are very obsessed with socialising and traveling. Assamese is the State language and English is the official language. Rice is the staple food. Other food item are like Dal, Khinchri, rice cake, meat, vegetables, egg, fish, etc. Guwahati is a 'melting pot' of all communty and caste of Assam. It is called as the Gateway to and fro Northeast India.It can be reached by air, water, train, buses, taxi and private vehicles. For more information, https://assam.gov.in/,

https://www.britannica.com/place/Assam

What is the approximate size of your Place, in square kilometers? (New question, not required)

328

What is the estimated population (current 2020) in your Place?

1000000

Challenges: Describe the current (2020) and the future (2050) challenges that your food system faces.

Yes.There is problem of wastage of food in the world. Yet, there is rise of hunger from homes first. The best idea is check the wastage at first. That should be started from homes. I took Guwahati as a location because I know people are very socialising and travelling. It is multiethnic and multicultural land. Still there are huge garbage dump of  spoilt food here and there. So, that is eat with care that means to stop spoiling, be health conscious, prefer home food, prefer treating your dearies with your care for them.

Address the Challenges: Describe how your Vision will address the challenges described in the previous question.

Challenges will be to learn. It is because it takes, money and leisure to learn.. My vision will address the challenges described in the previous question because it will be like creating a simple awareness.  For that, one should simple steps like cook and  eat as per need and hunger.

High Level Vision: With these challenges addressed, now provide a high level description of how the Place and the lives of its People will be different than they are now.

It will like a self assessment to judge our potential to bring tasty dishes by men and women both. People will love what they cook and eat, even it is very traditional and indigenous. 

As a background information, I would life to share that, in Guwahati, people belong majority to Hindu, then all other religion like Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Jain, Buddhist, Parade and also the various tribes following more of Hindu and Christianity. I am confident that Food Vision for food security will create fellow feeling and embark on solidarity for a productive future.

Full Vision: How do you describe your Vision for a regenerative and nourishing food future for your Place and People for 2050?

Anybody and everybody likes yummy food if it can be cooked in a yummy style. My title is an appetizer. It will create interest among the people to concentrate on food security of self and other. This is certainly for a regenerative and nourishing food future for our place and people for 2050.

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VID_20200122_131321.mp4

Afternoon Lunch for myself.

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Random thoughts to have fun.

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Hello Food System Vision Prize participant,
Salvation Farming Solutions team would like to invite you for a session on multi-stakeholder interactions for sustainable farming practices and community educational programming for Friday, January 31, 2020 at 4:00pm EAT.
The conversation will be moderated by Professor Leonard Sonnenschein, Founder SFS and Tiberious Etyang, SFS Managing Director for Africa.
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