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Need to fit the pieces together for India’s nutrition – Experts at World Food Day event

Chennai, October 16, 2019: “Those entitled to pensions, can avail of hot cooked meals at anganwadis every day,” said Ms Kavitha Ramu, IAS, Mission Director – ICDS, Govt of Tamil Nadu. Speaking on the...

Memorial Lecture instituted in honor of Dr C Gopalan

Chennai, October 14, 2019: As a mark of honor to the memory of the ‘Father of Nutrition Research in India’, a Dr C Gopalan Memorial Lecture would be instituted said Prof M S Swaminathan, Founder...

On Gandhi Jayanti, CM launches ‘Nutrition-Secure Puducherry’ initiative

October 02, 2019: A unique series of initiatives to build a Nutrition-Secure Puducherry were launched by the Chief Minister Mr V Narayanasamy at the Pillayarkuppam village, in Puducherry today....

From Tokyo to Kuttanad: Partnerships for agrobiodiversity conservation

September 18, 2019: It is a journey across the world for Ms Raffaela Kozar, who is on a mission to study how food and nutrition systems can be transformed.  From the USA, to Japan, to Indonesia...

DFID-funded LANSA project finishes with an A+ grade!

Commendation for good outputs and impact in the food systems research in south Asia are key points in the DFID Research blog on the assessment of the DFID-funded LANSA project led by MSSRF in an...

Good Diets in the Asia-Pacific Region: Three Countries Score Top Marks

Diet diversification, on farm diversity and malnutrition - MSSRF Chairperson Dr Madhura Swaminathan reviews a recent FAO publication in this blog.  A new study by the regional office of the...

Upcoming event: Seminar on ‘Challenges and Solutions in Food Value Chain in Agri Food Processing’ by Dr V Prakash, May 08, 2019

MSSRF invites you for a seminar on 'Challenges in Food Value Chain in Agri Food Processing – Solutions through Convergence from Farm to Folk' to be delivered by Dr V Prakash, Vice-President of...

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...

Reductions in global population growth for preventing environmental degradation: Prof Alok Bhargava

Chennai, March 19, 2019: “United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals fail to recognize inter-dependence between the goals and the role of population growth” said Prof Alok Bhargava, an Indian...