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An unequal pandemic

  COVID-19 is impacting women more than men, say Nitya Rao* and Jayashree Balasubramanian**. In the thick of the COVID-19 pandemic in April 2020, a group of Santhal tribal women working in...

Love’s labour: Manual on Early Childhood Care dedicated to Mrs Mina Swaminathan

  A manual for master trainers in early childhood care and education, brought out with many years of brainstorming and work was dedicated to Mrs Mina Swaminathan in recognition of ...

Remembering Prof V L Chopra: Renowned Agriculture Scientist, Founder-Trustee MSSRF

  Memories and tributes poured in for Prof V L Chopra at a special memorial meeting held at MSSRF. Renowned agriculture scientist and former Director General of the Indian Council of...

Strengthening partnerships: NABARD Chairman emphasizes research-farmer interface at MSSRF

  September 17, 2020: “An active interface between research, credit facilities and the farmer is required to take agriculture and rural development forward,” said Dr G R Chintala, Chairman,...

Village Knowledge Centres help farmers benefit from government schemes in Assam

  September 2020: The region of Sivasagar in the state of Assam, is a flood-hit area; most farmers here, go for Rabi cultivation after the floods end. The area needs irrigation during the...

When Assam floods brought pests, scientists & farmers were ready

  September 2020: If there is one thing certain about Assam every year, it is the annual flood and the widespread devastation caused by it. This disaster has become an annual calamity and...

Contributing to agriculture research in Tamil Nadu, CRSARD completes 33rd AGM

  Chennai, September 10, 2020: For over three decades the Centre for Research on Agriculture and Rural Development has made contributions to various aspects of scientific development in the...

Mina Swaminathan Fellowship for Gender and Development

  Background The M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) has a core approach of pro-poor, pro-nature and pro-women research and development. This has been particularly emphasized...

Strengthening ‘Nutrition-Secure Puducherry’ efforts:

  A team from M S Swaminathan Research Foundation met the Puducherry Chief Minister Thiru K Narayanasami, Chief Secretary Shri Ashwani Kumar, Collector, Dr T Arun, and other officials....