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Soil Scientist Prof Rattan Lal is 50th World Food Prize Laureate

  June 2020: The World Food Prize Foundation announced that Prof Rattan Lal, renowned soil scientist was the 50th World Food Prize laureate. The announcement recognized Prof Lal “for...

Borlaug- World Food Prize intern wins award for his MSSRF work

November 2017:  Nick Grandstaff,the World Food Prize intern who interned at MSSRF, Namakkal in July-August 2016, has won the  prestigious John Crystal Award for his work. He received the...

2017 World Food Prize Intern studies dairy models in Tamil Nadu

  October 2017:  From Missouri in the United States to Chennai, Tamil Nadu, Sara Gammon, the 2017 Ruan-Borlaug Fellow has come a long way. The 18 year old was recently at MSSRF, to...

Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food: Prof M S Swaminathan

Chennai, October 20, 2016: This was the advice of Hippocrates given as early as 370 BC. This was the theme for the Borlaug Symposium held this month at Des Moines, Iowa State, US on the occasion...

World Food Prize Intern Focuses on Food Security Issues in Kolli Hills

Chennai Aug 10, 2016: Every year one World Food Prize intern joins MSSRF under the Norman Borlaug-Ruan Fellowship to work within one of the Foundation’s area of work. This year MSSRF...

Dr. Swaminathan congratulated the winners of the World Food Prize
World Food Prize puts focus on biofortification

Chennai, June 30, 2016: The World Food Prize that recognizes outstanding work by individuals towards enhancing quality, quantity or availability food in the world will be awarded this year for four...

Announcement of World Food Prize Laureate 2014

  Dr Sanjaya Rajaram winner of World Food Prize for 2014 Distinguished plant scientist, Dr Sanjaya Rajaram is the winner of the prestigious World Food Prize for 2014. Announcing this in...