You are here

Events and Updates

MSSRF’s model of VKCs adopted by the Government of Andhra Pradesh

  The Government of Andhra Pradesh has adopted the concept of Village Knowledge Centres (VKC) developed and demonstrated by the M S Swaminathan Research Foundation in different parts of India...

Mailam block: MSSRF’s intervention transformed water-scarce to water abundant

  The M S Swaminathan Research Foundation has intervened to turn around a water-scarce Mailam block of Tamil Nadu into an abundant water block through sustainable technological intervention....

Demand-based agriculture extension services getting popular among farmers

  Several studies suggest that demand-based agricultural extension services support farmers in adoption as well as diffusion of technology. In this context, the MS Swaminathan Research...

MSSRF launches community driven plant health monitoring system

  The MS Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) has started an innovative project to build the capacity of local men and women farmers to monitor their crop health in Dindigul district of...

Indo-Swiss Supported Bioirrigation Project Launched

Swiss National Science Foundation and Department of Biotechnology of Government of India, funded Bioirrigation facilitated by mycorrhiza (BIOFAM) project meeting commenced on 28 April 2021 at the MS...

Scientists and farmers strengthen lab-land ties post-lockdown

  Over the past few weeks, scientists and farmers have literally seen digital transformation on how to stay connected. From webinars to social media message platforms and audio conferences,...

Inclusive advisory services enable the women of Thirumalairayasamuthiram village in India to better manage their farms

  Women play a significant and crucial role in agricultural production. An economic survey carried out it 2017-18, indicates that with growing rural to urban migration by...

Reaching out during Cyclone Nivar: Technology and community rapport play significant role

  As Cyclone Nivar hit the eastern coast of India, on November 25-26, several thousand farming and fishing community members especially in the states of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, ...

Over four years of driving development through public libraries – INELI India-south Asia

Libraries and librarians are acting as drivers of development, showcasing transformation across India and south Asia. This has been made possible by the INELI (International Network of Emerging...