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“Ensuring food security requires political commitment”: MSSRF Chairperson at World Food Prize 2020 roundtable

  A global panel on “Safe, Affordable, Nutritious Food Year-Round: Global Aspirations to Local Application for Nutrition” featured expert speakers who debated on the way in which food systems...

Local Self Government and youth join cleanliness drive in Kuttanad, Kerala

  Two major initiatives to clean waterways and training on solid waste management for local self-government representatives were the highlights of the Swacchata campaign on the occasion of ‘...

Intensifying nutrition awareness during National Nutrition Month in Odisha

Community-level nutrition awareness was stepped up across 47 villages in Odisha in observation of National Nutrition Month, celebrated in September across India. Awareness is an integral part of the...

Recipients of Mina Swaminathan Media Fellowship 2020 announced

  Chennai, October 12, 2020: Three young journalists including two women are the first Mina Swaminathan Media Fellows, 2020. The journalists in Odia, Malayalam and Tamil media will be...

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...