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World Earth Day: Prof Swaminathan

  April 21, 2018: The World Earth Day, falling on April 22,   is of particular significance this year since several essential life support systems like soil, water,...

MSSRF Live streaming - Millets, Monsoon and Market - Dialogue 2018

    MSSRF is organising a  three-day Dialogue on Millets, Monsoon and Market begining April 15, 2018 in partnership with regional and international organisations. ...

Millets, Monsoon and Market - Dialogue 2018

MSSRF is organising a  three-day Dialogue on Millets, Monsoon and Market begining April 15, 2018 in partnership with regional and international organisations.   The Interdisciplinary...

Kerala Science Congress – Celebrating 30 years

  Wayanad, January 2018: The celebrations of 30 years of the Kerala Science Congress,, were held at MSSRF’s Community Agrobiodiversity Centre, Wayanad, in association  with the Kerala...

International Trade Fair on Millet and Organics

The Department of Agriculture, Karnataka is hosting an International Trade Fair between January 19-21, 2018, at Bengaluru Palace, to promote millets and organic products. The Fair is an...

Borlaug- World Food Prize intern wins award for his MSSRF work

November 2017:  Nick Grandstaff,the World Food Prize intern who interned at MSSRF, Namakkal in July-August 2016, has won the  prestigious John Crystal Award for his work. He received the...

Making National Nutrition Mission a Success: Prof M S Swaminathan

  December 7, 2017: The Government has approved a National Nutrition Mission with a three-year budget of Rs. 9,000 crore. This is the government’s response to the widespread malnutrition...

Karshakashree Award and increasing farmers' incomes: Prof M S Swaminathan

  December 04, 2017: Drawing lessons from outstanding farm women and men, our Prime Minster had called for doubling the income of farmers in the next five years. Numerous suggestions are...

Karshakashree Award for Kerala Woman Farmer

  November 29, 2017: The Karshakashree Award that recognizes an outstanding Kerala farmer has been awarded to a woman farmer from Palakkad. The prestigious award instituted by the Malayala...