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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...

‘Gandhi 150’ Life Time Achievement Award for Prof Swaminathan

Oct 9, 2019: The Gandhi World Foundation organised a special award ceremony on the occasion of 150 years of Mahatma Gandhi at MSSRF. The Life Time Achievement Award of Excellence was...

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....

10th Indian Youth Science Congress - Call for paper submissions

September 30, 2019: Attention young scientists and students! The Indian Youth Science Congress (IYSC) an important event that brings youth across the country together, has announced its call for...

Conserving 7000 kms of India’s coastal lands: Prof M S Swaminathan & Jairam Ramesh in conversation

September 6, 2019: Put them together in one room and agriculture scientist Prof M S Swaminathan and former minister and sitting MP Jairam Ramesh zero in on one topic that they are both passionate...

4.20 tons of debris collected in the coastal clean-up campaign

September 21, 2019: A coastal clean-up campaign was organised today by the Foundation on the beaches of Poompuhar, Rameswaram, Sangumal, and Kodiyakarai between 7am to 12 pm commemorating the...

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...

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...