October 2, 2023


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MSSRF to hold virtual conference on contemporary challenges for food and nutrition security

The MS Swaminathan Analysis Basis (MSSRF) will hold a virtual session on ‘Science for resilient food stuff, nutrition and livelihoods: Contemporary challenges’ among August 7-ten to commemorate its foundation day celebrations.

MSSRF was recognized in 1988 as a not-for-income rely on by agriculture scientist Professor MS Swaminathan, with proceeds from the First Earth Food Prize that he received in 1987. The Basis aims to accelerate use of modern-day science for sustainable agricultural and rural progress and concentration specially on tribal and rural communities with a professional-weak, professional-females and professional-character tactic.

The session will have classes on agro-biodiversity and sustainable production systems, local weather adjust and resilient Tamil Nadu, panel dialogue on gendered impacts of the Covid-19 disaster, write-up-harvest marketplaces and source chains, and world-wide and nationwide procedures for sustainable food stuff systems for well balanced diet regime.

The once-a-year worldwide conference will see eminent speakers from India and across the earth like Earth Food Prize 2020 Laureate Prof Rattan Lal, former Editor of Science, Bruce Alberts, Principal Scientific Advisor to the Key Minister K Vijayaraghavan and Main Scientist, WHO, Soumya Swaminathan. The Vice-President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu, will deliver the inaugural address of the virtual session.

The occasion will examine up to date challenges for food stuff and nutrition stability, specifically individuals arising from the coronavirus pandemic and local weather adjust. The conference, which coincides with the birthday of MS Swaminathan (August 7), will also be streamed are living on MSSRF’s Facebook and YouTube internet pages.