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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,...

Upcoming event: Millennium Lecture by Dr Ismail Serageldin, Feb 15

MSSRF invites you to attend a Millennium Lecture on 'Building Resilience in the face of coming Natural and Socio-Economic Shocks' by Dr Ismail Serageldin, Founding Director of the...

Nations should have anticipatory action plans to meet challenges of climate-change related sea level rise and refugees: Prof Swaminathan

Chennai, December 14, 2018: There is general agreement among all nations that the idea of sea level rise is no longer a theoretical possibility but is a practical danger. All nations which supported...

Set up an inter-disciplinary committee to mitigate hardship of future rain-induced problems: Prof Swaminathan

Chennai, August 20, 2018: Now that there are signs of abatement of the rain fury in many parts of Kerala, the time has come both to look back and to look forward. The immediate concern should be...

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,...

Need urgent focus on population pressure on water: Prof Alok Bhargava

  Chennai February 22, 2018: Rice production and export alone cannot cause ground water depletion in India, other factors such as temperature, rainfall and even population can be contributors...

Bon voyage from Bonn, meanwhile talk Talanoa

MSSRF CLIMATE CHANGE BRIEFING PAPER-2 Climate change was again placed at the centre of global diplomacy over the past two weeks as diplomats gathered in Bonn, Germany, for the latest annual round...

Chennai Action Plan for a 'Nutrition Revolution'

November 2017: MSSRF's annual conference in 2017, focused on the theme of 'Farming System for Nutrition'. A number of speakers from across the globe participated in the 3-day programme, including...

Without Bonn, there is no Paris

  MSSRF CLIMATE CHANGE BRIEFIFNG PAPER  This year’s UN Climate Change Conference kicked off in Bonn on November 6 and will go on till November 17, 2017 with strong, unified calls to...