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Investments in anticipatory research, crucial after pandemic: Experts at MSSRF conference

  Chennai, August 10, 2020: There is need for a shift in the approach to agriculture, keeping in mind the situation of the pandemic and how to focus on anticipatory research, especially on...

Global and national policies for sustainable food systems for balanced diet

  Session Speakers      Dr. Ismail Serageldin,  Emeritus Librarian, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria  Covid-19 and the challenges for food...

Post-harvest markets and supply chains

Session Speakers  Dr. C. Anandharamakrishnan, Director, Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology, Thanjavur Value addition and food processing  ...

Gendered impacts of the Covid-19 crisis

  Session Speakers  Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, Chief Scientist, The World Health Organization of the UN, Geneva       Dr. Kezevino Aram,...

Women should have equal land rights: Vice President of India at MSSRF conference launch

  Chennai, August 7, 2020: Women need to have equal legal rights related to land and property, said the Vice President of India Shri M Venkaiah Naidu. Speaking at the launch of a conference...

Vice President to launch MSSRF scientific conference with eminent speakers

Prof Rattan Lal, Prof Bruce Alberts, Dr David Nabarro, Dr K Vijayaraghavan, Dr Soumya Swaminathan among key speakers at virtual consultation Chennai, August 4, 2020: Eminent global speakers...

Water logged, saline soils? Enter Pokkali, a unique salt-tolerant paddy and a tale of revival

  Along the scenic, water-logged coastal regions of Kerala, more famously recalled for its annual boating and cultural festivals, is the story of a unique traditional crop. Tagged with a...

NABARD Best Performance award to MSSRF for work in Kolli Hills

  July 2020: The work of MSSRF in Kolli Hills has been recognized with the Best Performance Award by India’s largest agricultural bank, for work on tribal development. The announcement came...

Dr K S Murali is new Executive Director, MSSRF

Chennai, July 14, 2020:  The M S Swaminathan Research Foundation, welcomed Dr K S Murali, seasoned research and development professional on board, as its new Executive Director, here today. Dr...

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