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OPINION: Smart tech makes for smarter fishing in India

Smart phone technology is making fishing safer for climate change threatened communities in India Jayashree Balasubramanian is a senior communication professional and director at the M.S....

Knowledge sharing from across the world

  Seminars and Events of MSSRF in 2019 As a research institution with open doors and windows, 2019 was a year of opportunity, listening to eminent academics across numerous knowledge-...

India is moving quickly from under-nutrition to obesity: Prof Pingali

Chennai Dec 23, 2019: Diets have changed with more money to spend on food, but is this for the better? No, say experts. “Growing income and urbanisation drive diet changes while supply has not kept...

INELI Library Community Trailblazers win Accolades in Tamil Nadu

Mr. Selvamani V., (Thottiyam Branch Library, Tiruchirapalli), Mr. Mohanasundaram M., (Inam Branch Library, Karur) and Sairam A., (District Central Library, Thiruvannamalai) are the public library...

Bridging communities - 70 public librarians gear up to be global role models

Over 80 public librarians from across 19 States in India and from 8 South Asian countries are focused on taking steps to build a network with a vision on enhancing public librarians leadership skills...

Personalised plant health advice from sowing to harvesting at plant clinics in India

It has been proven that access to extension services is one of the key pathways to enhancing technology uptake, promoting innovations, and improving production among smallholder farmers....

Fisher Friend App recognised as a top global innovation

The Fisher Friend Mobile Application (FFMA)  developed by MSSRF with support of Qualcomm and Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) has been recognized as one of the top...

Multi-storey mixed farming to increase income of tribal families

An initiative that aims to increase income, to ensure nutrition security and environmental sustainability of 500 tribal families over a period of 6 years was launched in Kolli Hills in Tamil Nadu,...

Global partnership to understand ecological farming and pollinator services

November 2019: A new initiative that aims to study impacts of ecologically intensive farming as well as pest regulation and role of biodiversity will involve researchers from UK and India in a cross-...