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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...

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...

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...

Apply for MSSRF climate change media workshop @Kakinada Sept 16-18, 2019

M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) under the Bay of Bengal grant supported by Internews is hosting a 3-day media workshop from September 16 to 18 at Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh. ...

Global climate trends to local plant genome saviors - diversity of experience at #MSSRF30

Chennai, August 9, 2019: Custodian farmers across several states of India were in the limelight for their invaluable work during the three day international consultation on ‘Achieving Sustainable...

MSSRF celebrates 30 years, looks towards 2030 and beyond

Chennai, August 07, 2019: A galaxy of experts and representatives from organizations from across the world were part of the brainstorming on the way ahead, as the M S Swaminathan Research Foundation...