Best Extension Professional Award for MSSRF Scientist
Dr.Smitha K.P, Senior Scientist, Community Agrobiodiversity Centre, MSSRF has been conferred with the prestigious best Extension Professional Award 2014 by the Society of Extension Education, Agra and ICAR Research Complex, Meghalaya, for her contribution in building knowledge capacity of resource poor farmers in Kerala. Dr. Smitha’s efforts were instrumental in improving the farm productivity and income of the poor farmers in Kerala especially in Wayanad district through a sustainable agricultural methods and practices.
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.