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Manifesto calls concerned partners to rally for agrobiodiversity

Partners in GFAR to meet under the auspices of the MS Swaminathan Research Foundation to take forward the next phase of the Collective Action on Forgotten Foods. According to the Food and...

Getting ‘plantwise’ – clinically, with CABI support

Since 2012, farmers in Thiruvaiyaru block, Thanjavur district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India, have had been using Plantwise plant clinics to help solve problems with pests and diseases. The...

A village knowledge hub – NIBIO partnership

Two Norwegian-funded Village Knowledge Centres in Odisha have recently opened to the public. The Centres will help farmers increase overcome challenges from climate change while increasing crop...

Need to fit the pieces together for India’s nutrition – Experts at World Food Day event

Chennai, October 16, 2019: “Those entitled to pensions, can avail of hot cooked meals at anganwadis every day,” said Ms Kavitha Ramu, IAS, Mission Director – ICDS, Govt of Tamil Nadu. Speaking on the...

Memorial Lecture instituted in honor of Dr C Gopalan

Chennai, October 14, 2019: As a mark of honor to the memory of the ‘Father of Nutrition Research in India’, a Dr C Gopalan Memorial Lecture would be instituted said Prof M S Swaminathan, Founder...

‘Gandhi 150’ Life Time Achievement Award for Prof Swaminathan

Oct 9, 2019: The Gandhi World Foundation organised a special award ceremony on the occasion of 150 years of Mahatma Gandhi at MSSRF. The Life Time Achievement Award of Excellence was...

On Gandhi Jayanti, CM launches ‘Nutrition-Secure Puducherry’ initiative

October 02, 2019: A unique series of initiatives to build a Nutrition-Secure Puducherry were launched by the Chief Minister Mr V Narayanasamy at the Pillayarkuppam village, in Puducherry today....

10th Indian Youth Science Congress - Call for paper submissions

September 30, 2019: Attention young scientists and students! The Indian Youth Science Congress (IYSC) an important event that brings youth across the country together, has announced its call for...

Conserving 7000 kms of India’s coastal lands: Prof M S Swaminathan & Jairam Ramesh in conversation

September 6, 2019: Put them together in one room and agriculture scientist Prof M S Swaminathan and former minister and sitting MP Jairam Ramesh zero in on one topic that they are both passionate...