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MSSRF researcher received the Young Scientist Award

Dr. Deepa Jaganathan, working as Post-Doctoral Fellow (SERB-DST) in MSSRF, recieved the Young Scientist Award at the Indian Plant Science Congress held at SRM University, Kattankulathur, Tamil Nadu (...

MSSRF scientists conduct session on nutrition-sensitive agriculture

M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) was invited to conduct a session on nutrition sensitive agriculture by ICAR-IARI as part of a three week workshop on “Extension led Nutrition Security”...

Now, a chance for Kerala school kids to learn how to farm and conserve traditional rice varieties

   A novel programme to restore rice paddies and revive on-farm conservation of traditional paddy was launched in Kasaragod district on July 1, 2018 by M S Swaminathan Research...

MSSRF's annual conference to focus on water

MSSRF's Annual Conference to be held between August 7-9, 2018 will focus on Water: Augmenting Supply and Managing Demand. The sessions would include an overview of the water scenario at the local and...

Sharing experiences and learnings from project on public libraries

  The International Network of Emerging Library Innovators (INELI), Indian Public Library Movement (IPLM) and MSSRF are organising their first Regional Public Library Conference on July 17,...

MSSRF signs MOU with Hyderabad-based Makers Hive

MSSRF has entered a partnership with  Makers Hive Innovations Pvt Ltd based at Hyderabad  on 29 June 2018 for two years to test and implement the solutions for application of...

Incorrect to link extreme temperatures and farmer suicides

  A recent paper, published by the PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy Sciences of the United States) and authored by Tamma A. Carleton, titled “Climate Change and Agricultural Suicides...

Now Online: Mrs Mina Swaminathan’s work of a lifetime

  August 2017: The work of Mrs Mina Swaminathan, Distinguished Chair, Gender and Development, M S Swaminathan Research Foundation, on gender, early childhood development and theatre has been...

MSSRF & UNICEF join hands to initiate ‘Tamil Nadu Nutrition Alliance’

An initiative for better nutrition to bring together different stakeholders across Tamil Nadu for nutrition was launched on May 18, 2017. Called the ‘Tamil Nadu Nutrition Alliance’, the effort is...