Climate change is one of the greatest challenges that humanity faces in the 21st century. Although there has been progress in understanding of climate change there still remain many scientific, technical, institutional impediments to respond to the challenges of climate change. MSSRF do understand that climate change is a highly complex and warrants urgent attention. Read More
Gender & Grassroot Institutions
Gender is one of the fundamental development issues. The Foundation started work on gender as early as 1993 with the setting up of the Uttara Devi Resource Centre in Gender and Development (UDRC). In 2012, ‘Gender and Grassroots Institutions’ was institutionally recognized as a crosscutting theme. Read More
M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) established in 1988 is a not-for-profit trust. MSSRF was envisioned and founded by Professor M S Swaminathan, agriculture scientist with proceeds from the First World Food Prize that he received in 1987.