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Climate Proofing for Future Livelihoods – Water Actions begin in Tamil Nadu

June 2020: Key water and soil actions for comprehensive water management are underway as part of an innovative national-level model across India. The Indo-German Project Water Security and Climate...

Building Climate Smart Public Libraries – Reconnecting with Nature

  Moving beyond the main library services of book lending, the work of librarians towards rejuvenating nature and role as change agents in 19 states of India through innovative service was...

“Any detail is a call away” say farmers of Golaghat district, Assam

MSSRF ICT support provides more ‘Resilience’ in lockdown  May 28, 2020: During the COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent lockdown, farmers moved to using ICT as a method to obtain useful...

Lockdown support: farmers dial in to agri-experts for help

April 2, 2020: The phone never stopped ringing at this one place in Pudukkottai district, Tamil Nadu all through April 1st. The event was a special phone-in program organized by MSSRF in...

One more addition to the Plant diversity of Wayanad District, Kerala

The ever continuing effort of M S Swaminathan Botanic Garden, Wayanad in revealing the endless floristic diversity of Wayanad district, Kerala again hits. In a recent plant exploration at ‘...

Confer Auroville ‘University for Peace’ status: Prof Swaminathan at lecture of Mr Joss Brooks

Appeal comes on eve of Auroville’s 52nd birthday Chennai, February 27, 2020: The greening of Pitchandikulam, Nadukuppam, Adyar Poonga and Siruseri were shared through evocative pictures to a rapt...

Basket of promotion activities to help tribal communities connect with markets

A Central Seed Bank, a Millet Processing Unit and a Farmer Producer Company were among the new initiatives undertaken for tribal communities in Koraput district, Odisha. With 141 rice landraces,...

OPINION: Smart tech makes for smarter fishing in India

Smart phone technology is making fishing safer for climate change threatened communities in India Jayashree Balasubramanian is a senior communication professional and director at the M.S....

Partnerships for exciting new research in 2020!

  The year 2020 holds promise of exciting new research from diverse projects, both in India and across the world. Given below is a snapshot of some of these projects and what they have in...

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