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Prof Swaminathan on World Soil Day

Soil provides the foundation for our food and livelihood security systems. Soil health care needs integrated attention from a number of disciplines. I am therefore happy that the World Soil Day is...

Needs-based Public Distribution System can address malnutrition in India

MSSRF, Chennai, Nov 27, 2019: Studying the needs and preferences of the public for Public Distribution of Food in India is important, as there is regular mismatch in what is needed and what is...

‘Foldscope’, in hand, Chennai’s Corporation school children look at science and climate change

Chennai, November 25, 2019: Over 60 boys and girls pored earnestly over the origami-type of assembly paper bits. After an intense session of instructions they emerged holding up jubilant ‘foldscopes...

Five-point action of Prof Swaminathan highlighted in Govt of India - Bill Gates event

November 21, 2019: The launch of a new initiative – Bharatiya Poshan Krishi Kosh (BPKK) (the India Agriculture - Nutrition Fund) – highlighted the importance of agriculture for nutrition. The...

INELI Library Community Trailblazers win Accolades in Tamil Nadu

Mr. Selvamani V., (Thottiyam Branch Library, Tiruchirapalli), Mr. Mohanasundaram M., (Inam Branch Library, Karur) and Sairam A., (District Central Library, Thiruvannamalai) are the public library...

Bridging communities - 70 public librarians gear up to be global role models

Over 80 public librarians from across 19 States in India and from 8 South Asian countries are focused on taking steps to build a network with a vision on enhancing public librarians leadership skills...

Strengthening the Community Hunger Fighters approach for Odisha

Community participation is the basis of successful health promotion in the community. Community Hunger Fighters (CHF) is a learner-centred nutrition literacy approach with people’s participation at...

Personalised plant health advice from sowing to harvesting at plant clinics in India

It has been proven that access to extension services is one of the key pathways to enhancing technology uptake, promoting innovations, and improving production among smallholder farmers....

Fisher Friend App recognised as a top global innovation

The Fisher Friend Mobile Application (FFMA)  developed by MSSRF with support of Qualcomm and Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) has been recognized as one of the top...