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Stories from the Field

How collectives are improving the livelihoods and well-being of single women: learning from Puducherry

Sarala is a 35-year-old single mother belonging to socially marginalized community. She is working as an agricultural labourer in Poriyur village, Puducherry. She has been a member of a self-help...

Empowering coastal rural women through fish culture

The fishing sector is largely dominated by men. The role of women in fishing largely relies on the socio-economic conditions of the households. Overall, the conditions and quality of life for women...

Fisher Friend App soon to be available in the northern coastal districts of Kerala

Trivandrum: M S Swaminathan Research Foundation and the Kerala State Fisheries Department signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 30th November, 2018 for the promotion of Fisher Friend Mobile...

MSSRF scientist selected to be facilitator for international workshop

Chennai, October 29, 2018: Dr S Velvizhi, Principal Scientist, M S Swaminathan Research Foundation and Head, Fish for All Centre, Poompuhar, has been selected to be a facilitator for the programme on...

Launch of RESILIENCE project at Assam Agriculture University, Jorhat, Assam

Chennai, October 10, 2018: The Climate Resilience project was launched by the Minister of Agriculture, Assam, today, with plans to work in two states i.e. Odisha and Assam, located in the east and...

Medical camp and awareness on non-nutrient factors of malnutrition conducted at Madamkunnu Adivasi settlement

  Wayanad: On the occasion of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, M.S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) in collaboration with the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) conducted a...