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Strong communities and people are the basis of climate change resilience, says Prof Serageldin

Chennai, February 15, 2019: In the face of climate change events, strong communities are the basis for better resilience, said Prof Ismail Serageldin, Founding Director, the Bibliotheca Alexandrina,...

MSSRF pays tributes to Thiru Nel Jayaraman, preserver of traditional rice

Chennai, December 7, 2018: Thiru Nel Jayaraman, who had been preserving traditional rice varieties for many decades, passed away this morning. Prof M S Swaminathan paid tribute to this great...

Four-point action plan can help achieve a hunger-free world by 2030: Prof Swaminathan

Chennai, October 17, 2018: This years’ World Food Day theme is a timely reminder of the fact that a zero hunger world is possible by 2030. For achieving this goal, we should take integrated action in...

Book on tackling hunger in India released at MSSRF

Chennai, October 15, 2018: ‘Food is Brahman’ said Dr Rajagopal Velamoor, Former Director, ICAR- CPCRI, and Founder and President, Society for Hunger Elimination (SHE), Tirupati, while talking about...

Only interaction of technology and public policy can end paradox of poor living with grain mountains : Prof Swaminathan

  Chennai, September 12, 2018: Today, is the 9th death anniversary of Norman Borlaug, the greatest hunger fighter of the 20thcentury. Also today, there is a report from several UN...

New fortified rice can address micro-nutrient deficiency, says Sundar Chemicals Founder

  Chennai, September 5, 2018: It is a known fact that vegetables are a good source of micronutrients, but how can a poor person who can afford only rice get the benefit of these...

Doubling farm income can be achieved if horticulture crops are integrated in the farming system: Prof Swaminathan

  Chennai, August 31, 2018: Horticulture production has reached 307 mt during this year thereby making us one of the largest producers of fruits, vegetables, and flowers. A major problem in...

M S Swaminathan supports farmers as Kisan Mukti Bills set to be introduced in Lok Sabha on August 9

  August 8, 2018: As a former Member of the Rajya Sabha, on the occasion of the introduction of the Kisan Mukti Bills in the Lok Sabha on August 9, I would like to re-state the most important...

MSSRF bids a warm farewell to Dr Rukmani, Director, Food Security

  July 31, 2018: MS Swaminathan Research Foundation on Tuesday bid farewell to one of its senior-most and respected staff members, Dr R Rukmani, who had been heading the Food Security...