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Breastfeeding week observed in Koraput

Odisha based Biju Patnaik Tribal Agro-biodiversity Centre of M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, has observed the World Breastfeeding Week at its action villages under the project “Strengthening...

Popularising the use of biofertilizers and biocontrol agents among finger millet farmers

The M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) is implementing the Department of Biotechnology -Krishi Innovation Science Application Network (DBT KISAN) HUB programme. The programme is for...

Koraput: Backyard Nutrition Garden is the way forward to counter malnutrition

  Promotion of household nutrition garden in every household in the backward district of the country Koraput in Odisha is the way forward to counter malnutrition. MS Swaminathan Research...

MSSRF rejuvenating the lost Pokkali Rice in Kerala

  The MS Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) has been taken up the task of reviving Pokkali paddy – a unique saline tolerant rice variety which cultivated along with extensive ...

Neem oil sprayer for sustainable management of pests and diseases in crops

A training was organized on 29 June 2021 in Kolli Hills of Namakkal district of Tamil Nadu to educate communities about sustainable pest and plant disease management. Men and women tribal farmers...

Mini flour-mills come as a rescue to women in Koraput

  Twelve mini-flour mills were installed in 12 village clusters to serve the community of 47 tribal villages in the Koraput district. These mills were installed in March 2021 and have been...

Odisha Farmer Producer Organization gets facilities for quality seed promotion

  A Farmer Producer Organization formed for certified seed production activity and promotion of quality seeds in the state, will now have a godown and drying yard to take this forward. The...

Dal Mills in Ganjam, Odisha to increase smallholder farmer income

  Bringing drudgery reduction and income generation in one shot, two Dal Mills (processing centres for pulses) were inaugurated in Ganjam district, Odisha. Supported by the National Food...

Training for Soil Health Card initiative in three Odisha districts

  A training-cum-workshop on Soil Health Card scheme was organized for three aspirational districts of Odisha - Malkangiri, Koraput and Rayagada. This was organised jointly by ICAR-Indian...