M.S. Swaminathan

M.S. Swaminathan

M.S. Swaminathan

M.S. Swaminathan

What the food bill does not consider

The National Food Security Bill, passed by both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha, marks an important chapter in our struggle to end hunger through appropriate social protection.

Lacks farm focus, vision

BUDGET 2011 comes against the backdrop of an emerging global food crisis caused partly by extreme weather events in some major food-producing countries, including China, and partly by the escalating petroleum price due to the battle for democracy in West Asia. Add to this the continuing food inflation in India.

Farming India

During his visit to India, US President Barack Obama pointed out that India is fortunate to have over half of its total population of 1.2 billion under the age of 30.

The hunger enigma

The forthcoming India visit of US President Barack Obama, accompanied by Thomas J.

Towards food security

I have been asked to assist the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) in developing public policies and strategies which can help to achieve the goal of food and nutrition security for every member o

A meal plan for all of India

In September this year a summit will be held in New York under the auspices of the United Nations to review the progress made during the last 10 years in achieving the targets set under the United Nat

Let’s get aqua-savvy

Chronic differences in opinion relating to sharing of water from inter-state rivers have highlighted the need for promoting “jal swaraj”, or sustainable water security throughout the country.

Darwinism in the age of warming

In 2009, the world celebrated the 200th anniversary of the life and work of Charles Darwin, a transformational scientist who brought about a revolution in our understanding of evolution.

Reaping monsoon benefits

The India Meteorological Department has predicted that the 2010 south-west monsoon is likely to be normal.

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