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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...

Increase efforts to develop cropping systems that are climate-smart and nutrition rich: Prof Swaminathan

October 9, 2018: The latest report of  the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has warned about the consequences of allowing mean temperature to rise above 1.5ºC. In 1990, I had...

Link agriculture, nutrition and health into symbiotic partnerships for a malnutrition-free India: Prof Swaminathan

    Chennai July 29, 2018: On the occasion of the birthday of the late JRD Tata, the M S Swaminathan Research Foundation and Tata Trusts together organised a consultation on achieving...

Experts call for revival of millets in the context of climate change and nutrition

  Chennai, April 15, 2018: Millets, is an important crop for our current times, growing under extreme climatic conditions, while also providing nutrition for humans and fodder for animals,...

World Health Day: Prof Swaminathan

   Chennai, April 7, 208: Today is World Health Day and the theme for 2018 is “Universal health coverage : everyone, everywhere”. Recently Prof P C Kesavan and I had...

Achieving Goals of the National Nutrition Mission: Prof Swaminathan

Chennai, March 19, 2018: On the occasion of the International Women’s Day on 8th March, our Prime Minister launched a National Nutrition Mission covering all the 640 districts of the country.  ...

ஊட்டச்சத்து குறைபாடு இல்லா தமிழகம்- நிபுணர்களின் கலந்தாலோசனை

  சென்னை, ஜனவரி 9, 2018: தமிழ்நாட்டை ஊட்டச்சத்து குறைபாடில்லா தமிழகமாக முன்னேற்ற அனைவரும் ஒன்று சேர்ந்து பாடுபட வேண்டும் என பேராசிரியர் ம.சா.சுவாமிநாதன் வேண்டுகோள் விடுத்தார். ஊட்டச்சத்து ப...

Nutrition Communication needed for Malnutrition Free Tamil Nadu: Experts at Consultation

  Press Release Chennai, January 09, 2018: There is a need to implement nutrition initiatives in a ‘Mission Mode’, moving to a ‘Nutrition Revolution’ said Prof M S Swaminathan, Founder...

Making National Nutrition Mission a Success: Prof M S Swaminathan

  December 7, 2017: The Government has approved a National Nutrition Mission with a three-year budget of Rs. 9,000 crore. This is the government’s response to the widespread malnutrition...