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Success Stories

Mini flour-mills come as a rescue to women in Koraput

Twelve mini-flour mills were installed in 12 village clusters to serve the community of 47 tribal villages in the Koraput district. These mills were installed in March 2021 and have been managed by 12 Women Self Help Groups since then.

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Neem oil sprayer for sustainable management of pests and diseases in crops

A training was organized on 29 June 2021 in Kolli Hills of Namakkal district of Tamil Nadu to educate communities about sustainable pest and plant disease management.

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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 Foundation

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MSSRF continues the ‘Every Child A Scientist’ programme with the support of L&T – CSR

The M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) and the Indian multinational, Larsen and Toubro (L&T), Chennai have come together to ignite young minds from marginalized sections of the society.

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Transforming the lives of people through ‘Fisher Friend’

Nolia Nuagan is a marine fishing village in Ganjam District, Odisha. The village comprises traditional, motorised and mechanised boats. Most of the people can be classified as middle ncome group.

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Real-time ocean information from new Current Meter Wave Rider Buoy in the Indian Ocean: MSSRF implements with INCOIS support

Getting real-time and live information from the ocean conditions like waves, current, sea surface temperature is crucial for forecasting ocean state conditions during disaster situation.

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Breaking library boundaries for positive change: A Sairam, innovator

How do you become a change agent in your community reaching people of all ages including differently abled, and many others who need support and information? The answer:

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Fisher Friend App soon to be available in the northern coastal districts of Kerala

M S Swaminathan Research Foundation and the Kerala State Fisheries Department signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 30th November, 2018 for the promotion of Fisher Friend Mobile Application (FFMA) among the northern coastal districts of Kerala.

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MSSRF scientist selected to be facilitator for international workshop

Dr S Velvizhi, Principal Scientist, M S Swaminathan Research Foundation and Head, Fish for All Centre, Poompuhar, has been selected to be a facilitator for the programme on “Capitalization of Experiences for Greater Impact in Rural Development(ExCap)”.

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FFMA is transforming lives of fisherfolk: a story from Andhra Pradesh

Potti Jagadish is from a village called Parlopeta, in the state of Andhra Pradesh, 35 years old Potti Jagadish being the eldest in the family lives with his parents, two brothers (Raju and Sathish) and a sister.

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Publications and Newsletters

International Conference 2021

This fortnight e-synergy has some of the eminent participants’ videos who speak on various issues related to food and agriculture.

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MSSRF Annual Report 2020-2021

Thirty-First Annual Report

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Blogs

MSSRF strengthens capacities for set-up of village knowledge centres in Sri Lanka
25/06/2022
By: Sangeetha Rajeesh & Kavitha VP
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Enhancing knowledge with hands-on trainings
24/06/2022
By: Dr Jotirmayee Lenka (ICAR-IISWC) & Ms Sangeetha Rajeesh (MSSRF)
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