Bhogtoram Mawroh
bhogtoram mawroh

Bhogtoram Mawroh has a PhD in geography from North Eastern Hill University. He joined NESFAS in January 2018 as a consultant and was subsequently appointed as the Senior Associate of the Research and Knowledge Management unit. The focus of his work is on agrobiodiverstiy, agroecology, health and nutrition, food sovereignty, along with the promotion and revitalisation of traditional farming practises like Jhum and highlighting the rich agrobiodiversity of the indigenous territories of North East India. He was one of the key authors of the book "Indigenous Peoples’ food systems: Insights on Sustainability and Resilience from the Front Line of Climate Change," which received the Best 2021 Sustainability Publication Award from Hallbars and the Alfred Nobel Museum. He also contributed to The White/Wiphala Paper on Indigenous Peoples’ food systems published by the Food and Agricultural Organisation and launched during the 2021 United Nations Food Systems Summit, as an evidence-based contribution to highlight the crucial role of Indigenous Peoples and their food systems as game-changers. Recently, he has been appointed as the TIP-NESFAS International Indigenous Peoples Food Issues Coordinator and is, among other things, working on the FAO-supported "Implementation of the Indigenous Peoples’ Biocentric Restoration Project and the Food Insecurity Experience Scale Survey" in North East India and implementing the TAPE (Tool for Agroecology Performance Evaluation) in India, Thailand, Mexico, and Kenya.