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Encyclopedia on Agro-Ecosystems, Rural Development and Education Extension Services released at MSSRF

Chennai, February 18, 2019: A three volume set of encyclopedia covering three core areas, Agro-Ecosystems, Rural Development and Education Extension authored by Prof Debabrata Dasgupta was released...

Strong communities and people are the basis of climate change resilience, says Prof Serageldin

Chennai, February 15, 2019: In the face of climate change events, strong communities are the basis for better resilience, said Prof Ismail Serageldin, Founding Director, the Bibliotheca Alexandrina,...

Upcoming event: Millennium Lecture by Dr Ismail Serageldin, Feb 15

MSSRF invites you to attend a Millennium Lecture on 'Building Resilience in the face of coming Natural and Socio-Economic Shocks' by Dr Ismail Serageldin, Founding Director of the...

Emancipation of small and marginal farmers through entrepreneurship and land pooling for farming: Mr Raghavan

Chennai, February 8, 2019: “A new paradigm is necessary to solve the agrarian crisis in a sustainable manner,” said Mr. S Raghavan, former Director of Indian Oil Corporation (IBP unit), at a seminar...

Agriculture in the Interim Budget 2019-20: Comments by Prof M S Swaminathan

Chennai, February 1, 2019: The interim budget obviously cannot introduce new schemes. Therefore the Finance Minister’s statement largely summed up all the steps taken during the last four years to...

Celebration on the achievements of Professor Staffan Lindberg; A memorial tribute paid by eminent scholars

Chennai, January 31, 2019: A memorial tribute was paid today to the profound sociologist Professor Staffan Lindberg at M S Swaminathan Research Foundation, Chennai. Many eminent scholars who have...

Measuring risks and benefits associated with new technologies: Prof Swaminathan

Chennai, January 28. 2019: The science of gene editing is making very rapid progress. The late Sir T S Venkatraman once told me that man is becoming Brahma or God of Creation. He further...

Kick-off meeting: DBT- BIRAC funded project on nutri-gardens

Chennai, January 28, 2019: The kick-off meeting of DBT-BIRAC funded project on food based nutritional security for malnourished rural households through capacity building and establishment of nutri-...

Hydroponics: An innovative method for agriculture showcased

Chennai, January 25, 2019: “Using hydroponics technology is as easy as making a cup of tea”, said Mr Pradeep Thaker, Managing Director, Thaker AgroTek, at a seminar held in M S Swaminathan Research...