LANSA Programme Advisory Committee Meeting was held at Faisalabad, Pakistan
A round table meeting of representatives working the agriculture and nutrition spheres was hosted by the University of Agriculture, Faislabad on Sunday, 17 August evening. The meeting chaired by Dr. Sartaj Aziz, Adviser to the PM on National Security & Foreign Affairs, Government of Pakistan. Professor Swaminathan made a presentation on Farming System for Nutrition and this was followed by discussion. The participants included faculty members of the university, representatives from the Pakistan Planning Commission, GAIN, Micronutrient Initiative, Save the Children and Harvest Plus.
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.