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Mr Ranil Wickremesinghe
Prime Minister, Srilanka

” I’m pleased to congratulate MSSRF on its remarkable 30-year journey. It has ushered in a paradigm shift where science, technology and innovation drive the agricultural sector towards promoting human wellbeing.”
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Mr Pinarayi Vijayan
Chief Minister, Kerala, India

“I am happy to note that MSSRF is bringing out a Souvenir in connection with its 30th Annual celebrations. I extend my good wishes to the celebrations and to the souvenir, which is being brought out to mark this occasion.”
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Capt. Amarinder Singh
Chief Minister, Punjab, India

“Key results and impacts, with sole focus on the welfare of the Indian farmer, spearheaded by the Foundation have led to massive policy interventions in the field of agriculture on the national scenario over the years.”
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Dr Shenggen Fan
Director General International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

“IFPRI is proud to join hands with MSSRF to advance sustainable food security and nutrition in India and the world. We are extremely grateful for Dr. Swaminathan’s contribution to IFPRI research and his guidance as a Leadership Council member of the Compact 2025 initiative.”
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Prof Partha P Majumder
President Indian Academy of Sciences (IASc)

“The Foundation has grown well and comprises very dedicated people at the scientific, administrative and implementation levels. I am sure MSSRF will go a long way and help our society develop in a sustainable and wholesome way, and make our environment become more green.”
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Prof Sanit Aksornkoae
President International Society of Mangrove Ecosystems (ISME)

“Dr MS Swaminathan, we salute your contributions to the establishment and early activities of ISME. Congratulations to your 94th Birthday and to the 30th Anniversary of MSSRF.”
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Prof Ajay K Sood
President Indian National Science Academy (INSA)

“The role played by MSSRF, one of the largest science based NGOs in our country, is globally known for providing science based solutions to ameliorate and improve the well-being of people in rural India.”
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Mr Achim Steiner
The Administrator, United Nations Development Programme

“During the last three decades, the Foundation has given priority to the needs of the people and has worked extensively in building synergies across sectors, Governments and communities to make food systems more sustainable.”
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Dr Akinwumi A. Adesina
President, African Development Bank Group

“I congratulate the Foundation for its tremendous work to accelerate use of modem science to address practical problems faced by rural populations in agriculture, food and nutrition for sustainable rural development”
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