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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...

Emancipation of small and marginal farmers through entrepreneurship and land pooling for farming: Mr Raghavan

Chennai, February 8, 2019: “A new paradigm is necessary to solve the agrarian crisis in a sustainable manner,” said Mr. S Raghavan, former Director of Indian Oil Corporation (IBP unit), at a seminar...

Celebration on the achievements of Professor Staffan Lindberg; A memorial tribute paid by eminent scholars

Chennai, January 31, 2019: A memorial tribute was paid today to the profound sociologist Professor Staffan Lindberg at M S Swaminathan Research Foundation, Chennai. Many eminent scholars who have...

Kick-off meeting: DBT- BIRAC funded project on nutri-gardens

Chennai, January 28, 2019: The kick-off meeting of DBT-BIRAC funded project on food based nutritional security for malnourished rural households through capacity building and establishment of nutri-...

Hydroponics: An innovative method for agriculture showcased

Chennai, January 25, 2019: “Using hydroponics technology is as easy as making a cup of tea”, said Mr Pradeep Thaker, Managing Director, Thaker AgroTek, at a seminar held in M S Swaminathan Research...

MSSRF hosts book release of Dr E A Siddiq, acclaimed rice scientist and breeder

  Chennai, October 4, 2018: M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) hosted the book release of Dr E A Siddiq, eminent agricultural scientist and rice breeder, today. The book in tamil...

Cover pages of The Hindu dated September 20, 2018
Congrats to The Hindu on completing 140 years of journalistic excellence and social relevance: M S Swaminathan

Chennai, September 20, 2018: On The Hindu newspaper's completion of 140 years in existence, Professor MS Swaminathan congratules its management for the daily's excellence and diligence. MSSRF...

Professor Swaminathan to receive Basava Shree Award

  Chennai, August 24, 2018: Professor M S Swaminathan, Founder-Chairman, M S Swaminathan Research Foundation, has been chosen this year for the Basava Shree Award to be conferred by the Shri...