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International Women’s Day celebration at M S Swaminathan Research Foundation

PRE PRESS RELEASE. India, March 10, 2017: From awareness raising to concrete action, this International Women's Day 2017 let’s look beyond by taking meaningful action that truly drives the greatest change for women!Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia (LANSA) at M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) invites you participate and cover the Will you #BeBoldForChange...

Market management crucial to lead the fight against under nutrition in Bangladesh

PRESS RELEASE. Dhaka, September 06, 2016: Research findings from LANSA-BRAC examines the relation of agriculture and nutrition Bangladesh achieved remarkable success in alleviating poverty but lags in the field of nutrition. Presently, 7.3 million children under the age of five are stunted while 2.9 million children are undernourished. To overcome this, experts are stressing on the...

National Public Policy Consultation on Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition

PRE PRESS RELEASE. India, July 27, 2016: Dear Journalist/Editors/Bureau Chief,The Coalition for Food and Nutrition Security, India (CFNS) and M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF), the lead institution of the research programme consortium Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia (LANSA), are conducting a National Public Policy Consultation on agriculture-nutrition...

Agriculture for Nutrition in Afghanistan Stakeholder Consultation

PRESS RELEASE. Afghanistan, April 25, 2016: Twenty-five stakeholders from several provinces across Afghanistan came together to discuss initial research findings that explores ways to use agriculture to reduce malnutrition in Afghanistan. The meeting in Kabul on April 25, 2016 strengthened understanding in relation to agriculture and nutrition in the Afghan policy environment.Find the full post...

Public Forum on ‘Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition and Health’

PRESS RELEASE. India, September 14, 2015: MSSRF, Taramani, ChennaiLeveraging 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.Prakash Shetty, CEO LANSA, will introduce the...

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