Twenty-seventh annual report

TitleTwenty-seventh annual report
Publication TypeAnnualReports
Year of Publication2017
AuthorsFoundation M.S.Swaminatha
Date Published08/2017
PublisherM. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation
Place PublishedChennai
Publication LanguageEnglish

M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation


M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation


This has been another exciting year for the Foundation with recognition from the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, for a second phase core grant support to the Community Agrobiodiversity Centre (CAbC), Wayanad. CAbC also received a special grant from the Government of Kerala. Dr Ameenah Gurib-
Fakim, Hon’ble President of the Republic of Mauritius, visited Chennai, delivered a Millennium Lecture and inaugurated the Genetic Garden of Halophytes at Vedaranyam, a garden initiated with a collection of 29
species of halophytes. Dr V. Selvam, Executive Director was honoured with the Emblem of the Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Srinidhorn of Thailand for his work on mangrove conservation and management.

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