MS Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF)

The basic mandate of MSSRF is to impart a pro-nature, pro-poor and pro-women orientation to a job-led economic growth strategy in rural areas through harnessing science and technology for environmentally sustainable and socially equitable development.

MSSRF is doing research in the following five areas:

  • Coastal Systems Research
  • Biodiversity and Biotechnology
  • Ecotechnology and Sustainable Agriculture
  • Reaching the Unreached
  • Education, Communication, Training and Capacity Building

The Foundation operates through the following pathways to agricultural and rural development: conservation and enhancement of natural resources, promotion of sustainable livelihoods, gender equity and voicing the voiceless as well as information and skill empowerment.

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