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Investments in anticipatory research, crucial after pandemic: Experts at MSSRF conference

  Chennai, August 10, 2020: There is need for a shift in the approach to agriculture, keeping in mind the situation of the pandemic and how to focus on anticipatory research, especially on...

Global and national policies for sustainable food systems for balanced diet

  Session Speakers      Dr. Ismail Serageldin,  Emeritus Librarian, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria  Covid-19 and the challenges for food...

Post-harvest markets and supply chains

Session Speakers  Dr. C. Anandharamakrishnan, Director, Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology, Thanjavur Value addition and food processing  ...

Gendered impacts of the Covid-19 crisis

  Session Speakers  Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, Chief Scientist, The World Health Organization of the UN, Geneva       Dr. Kezevino Aram,...

Women should have equal land rights: Vice President of India at MSSRF conference launch

  Chennai, August 7, 2020: Women need to have equal legal rights related to land and property, said the Vice President of India Shri M Venkaiah Naidu. Speaking at the launch of a conference...

Vice President to launch MSSRF scientific conference with eminent speakers

Prof Rattan Lal, Prof Bruce Alberts, Dr David Nabarro, Dr K Vijayaraghavan, Dr Soumya Swaminathan among key speakers at virtual consultation Chennai, August 4, 2020: Eminent global speakers...

Recommendations for Rural Revival – Unlocking India

  June 2020: As India begins a series of efforts to ‘unlock’, the shift from relief and rehabilitation also moves to rebuilding lives and livelihoods. A few weeks ago, we had released a...

Rising inequalities: urgent need for increased relief

  June 2020: The dangers of increasing inequalities, poverty, food insecurity and the need for urgent and enhanced relief package was highlighted by Dr Madhura Swaminathan, Chairperson MSSRF...

Now available: MSSRF COVID-19 policy briefs print version

Since lockdown around COVID-19, MSSRF team members intensified support across seven states of India. This response has been in numerous ways from support to communities, connecting to...

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