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Conserving 7000 kms of India’s coastal lands: Prof M S Swaminathan & Jairam Ramesh in conversation

September 6, 2019: Put them together in one room and agriculture scientist Prof M S Swaminathan and former minister and sitting MP Jairam Ramesh zero in on one topic that they are both passionate...

4.20 tons of debris collected in the coastal clean-up campaign

September 21, 2019: A coastal clean-up campaign was organised today by the Foundation on the beaches of Poompuhar, Rameswaram, Sangumal, and Kodiyakarai between 7am to 12 pm commemorating the...

Media workshop and dissemination of information on climate change

The 3-day media workshop from June 17- 19 at Tuticorin on 'Coastal Communities, Women and Climate Change Resilience' brought together Tamil and English language journalists from across Tamil Nadu,...

Announcement Maheswari – An insight into gender and climate

Announcement Maheswari is a documentary film directed by Dr Nupur Basu. The film showcases the work done by Village Knowledge Centre of MSSRF in Puducherry focusing on theme ‘Gender and Climate...

MSSRF’s Fish for All Centre won GRP - Mini Innovation Challenge

A pre-proposal was submitted focusing on Fisher Friend along with the sustainable fisheries activities of Fish for All Centre as one of the innovation for the Mini challenge announced by...

Training on diesel engine troubleshooting to fisherfolks in Puducherry

The small craft fisherfolk across India face a volley of issues while venturing into the sea for fishing. One of the major problems is the failure of their boat engine during a fishing trip. This...

Integrated Fish Farming System for risk reduction and livelihood enhancement of smallholder farmers

The integration of fish farming with agriculture and livestock aims at increased efficiency of resource utilization, reduced investment through crop diversification, and additional source of food and...

Project 'From Coast to Press: Her Voice' kick started!

MSSRF is an Internews grantee for the project ‘From Coast to Press: Her Voice’ which kick started recently. The project will address the two-fold problem identified in the Bay of Bengal region: 1...

State level Stakeholder Consultation on ‘Upscaling Fisher Friend Mobile Application’ was organised at MSSRF

Chennai, February 27, 2019: Fisherfolks are the most vulnerable communities witnessing declining trends of livelihood security, increasing poverty, vulnerability leading to the competition among...