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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...

Land Conservation, mangroves and grasslands

Shri Jairam Ramesh, MP, former Environment Minister and Prof M S Swaminathan met recently and held a discussion on land degradation and conservation. From using the cheetah as a mascot to how one of...

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...

International Day against Nuclear Tests: Prof M S Swaminathan

  29 August 2019: The use of nuclear weapons in Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II indicated the enormous dimensions of the damage these weapons can cause to life and property....

World Humanitarian Day message - Prof M S Swaminathan

World Humanitarian Day – 19 August 2019 The importance of humanitarian approach in our day-to-day life was emphasized by Maria in the following poem. “Again and again in history Some special...

Condolence Message for Shri Arun Jaitley, India's former Union Finance Minister

25 August, 2019: Former Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley, passed away on August 24, 2019. The following condolence letter was sent to Smt Sangeeta Jaitley from...

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,...

Wish You Happy New Year

Chenai, January 1, 2019: Dear Members of the MSSRF family,I send you all my very best wishes for your health and happiness during 2019. We will shortly be completing 30 years of productive work but...