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Climate Proofing for Future Livelihoods – Water Actions begin in Tamil Nadu

June 2020: Key water and soil actions for comprehensive water management are underway as part of an innovative national-level model across India. The Indo-German Project Water Security and Climate...

OPINION: Smart tech makes for smarter fishing in India

Smart phone technology is making fishing safer for climate change threatened communities in India Jayashree Balasubramanian is a senior communication professional and director at the M.S....

Knowledge sharing from across the world

  Seminars and Events of MSSRF in 2019 As a research institution with open doors and windows, 2019 was a year of opportunity, listening to eminent academics across numerous knowledge-...

Global climate trends to local plant genome saviors - diversity of experience at #MSSRF30

Chennai, August 9, 2019: Custodian farmers across several states of India were in the limelight for their invaluable work during the three day international consultation on ‘Achieving Sustainable...

Increase efforts to develop cropping systems that are climate-smart and nutrition rich: Prof Swaminathan

October 9, 2018: The latest report of  the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has warned about the consequences of allowing mean temperature to rise above 1.5ºC. In 1990, I had...

Media workshop organised to sensitise journalists on biodiversity conservation

  The Hindu Media Resource Centre (HMRC) of the M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) in association with the National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) organised a three-day media workshop...

World Earth Day: Prof Swaminathan

  April 21, 2018: The World Earth Day, falling on April 22,   is of particular significance this year since several essential life support systems like soil, water,...

Experts call for revival of millets in the context of climate change and nutrition

  Chennai, April 15, 2018: Millets, is an important crop for our current times, growing under extreme climatic conditions, while also providing nutrition for humans and fodder for animals,...

Without Bonn, there is no Paris

  MSSRF CLIMATE CHANGE BRIEFIFNG PAPER  This year’s UN Climate Change Conference kicked off in Bonn on November 6 and will go on till November 17, 2017 with strong, unified calls to...

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