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Bridging communities - 70 public librarians gear up to be global role models

Over 80 public librarians from across 19 States in India and from 8 South Asian countries are focused on taking steps to build a network with a vision on enhancing public librarians leadership skills...

Strengthening the Community Hunger Fighters approach for Odisha

Community participation is the basis of successful health promotion in the community. Community Hunger Fighters (CHF) is a learner-centred nutrition literacy approach with people’s participation at...

Personalised plant health advice from sowing to harvesting at plant clinics in India

It has been proven that access to extension services is one of the key pathways to enhancing technology uptake, promoting innovations, and improving production among smallholder farmers....

Fisher Friend App recognised as a top global innovation

The Fisher Friend Mobile Application (FFMA)  developed by MSSRF with support of Qualcomm and Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) has been recognized as one of the top...

Multi-storey mixed farming to increase income of tribal families

An initiative that aims to increase income, to ensure nutrition security and environmental sustainability of 500 tribal families over a period of 6 years was launched in Kolli Hills in Tamil Nadu,...

Global partnership to understand ecological farming and pollinator services

November 2019: A new initiative that aims to study impacts of ecologically intensive farming as well as pest regulation and role of biodiversity will involve researchers from UK and India in a cross-...

MSSRF designer wins contest for official logo of Government of India scheme

A national-level contest to design the logo of one of India's major rural development schemes, has been won by MSSRF's designer K Dileep. The announcement came from the Department of Social...

Why Agriculture Has To Talk Nutrition, To Make #ZeroHunger A Part Of Poshan Abhiyan

Every year, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announces a theme for the World Food Day. The theme this year is, “Our Actions are Our Future: Healthy Diets for a #ZeroHunger World.” Zero...

Forewarned is forearmed - pest-diseases warning for farming app launched

Chennai, November 5, 2019: IT and agriculture came together on Tuesday, as over a hundred farmers and a dozen corporate volunteers participated in the launch of a new mobile app for pest-disease...