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Forum on Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition and Health at MSSRF- Tamil Nadu Central, September 13, 2015

Chennai: Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia (LANSA), an International Research Consortium Programme, led by M S Swaminathan Research Foundation, is organising a Public Forum on ‘Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition and Health’ at MSSRF in Taramani, Chennai. Dr Prakash Shetty, CEO LANSA, will introduce the LANSA programme, and LANSA’s Research Directors, Dr...

Homegrown veggies keep village women healthy- Times of India, March 25, 2015

NAGPUR: Almost 50% of women in Borgaon Gondi, a tribal village in Wardha district, are anaemic. This is not because of poverty or non-availability of nutritious food. Most farmers in the village own 2-5 acres land except a few who own above 50 acres. It is sheer ignorance about what to eat and the general neglect of women and children that are the main causes.However, there is hope for them....

शेतक-याला जगवण्यासाठी सामूहिक परसबाग संजीवनी- Divya Marathi, March 26, 2015

नागपूर- पश्चिम विदर्भात सर्वाधिक शेतकरी आत्महत्या झाल्या. त्यातही वर्धा, यवतमाळ हे दोन जिल्हे शेतकरी आत्महत्याग्रस्त जिल्हे म्हणून ओळखले जातात. पुरेसा पोषण आहार मिळणे हेही आत्महत्येचे कारण असल्याचे एम. एस. स्वामीनाथन संशोधन प्रतिष्ठानच्या लक्षात आले. प्रतिष्ठानने वर्धा जिल्ह्यातील सहेली, विटपूर, सुसुंद, हेटी बोरगाव या पाच तालुक्यांत त्या दिशेने काम सुरू केले. त्याचे सकारात्मक दृष्य परिणाम आता...

Odisha to support FSN intervention- Odisha Channel, November 18, 2014

Bhubaneswar: R. S. Gopalan, Director Agriculture, Government of Odisha has promised to offer full support for Farming System for Nutrition (FSN) intervention in Odisha.While expressing happiness over the research data presented so far by MSSRF researchers working under the Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia (LANSA) programme, Gopalan said that the State Government will provide...

MS Swaminathan Research Foundation hosts Nutrition Week-, September 12, 2014

Chennai: MS Swaminathan Research Foundation, Chennai in collaboration with LANSA (Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia) hosted nutrition week from September 1-7 as a part of the National Nutrition Week celebrations. LANSA is an international research consortium headed by MSSRF. The other partners in the research program include Collective on Social Science Research in Pakistan...

‘Nutrition Farming’ will reduce malnutrition: Swaminathan- Odisha Sun Times, December 23, 2013

Bhubaneswar: Government is all set to address the ever-rising malnutrition problems by embarking upon improved agricultural interventions like Nutritional farming and Pulse village programs etc, in the country including Odisha.This was revealed by eminent scientist Dr MS Swaminathan during  a consultation workshop on ‘Farming system for Nutrition’ held in OUAT campus here on...

Growing a food and nutrition revolution- Times of India, July 14, 2016

NAGPUR: With national and international efforts underway towards food and nutrition security, MS Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) is promoting the concept of nutrition driven agriculture. Foundation is running a programme to develop agriculture practices focusing on nutrition-based farming system.MSSRF is conducting this exercise under a much wider international initiative called '...

Hans Rosling addresses conference participants, shows power of data animation- 2020 Conference, IFPRI, February 11, 2011

Video message from Hans Rosling presented at the IFPRI 2020 conference, "Leveraging Agriculture for Improving Nutrition and Health," February 10 2010, New Delhi, India.


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