Promoting Trans disciplinary Research and Action in Sustainable Management of Agrobiodiversity

We Are

MSSRF Family

Community Agrobiodiversity Centre (CAbC) was established in 1997 at Wayanad district of Kerala, as one of the regional centres of M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF), Chennai, India. The Centre was established to promote community conservation systems of rural and tribal people through research, extension and advocacy. Centre works in partnership with rural and farming communities for sustainable agricultural and rural development. The activities are designed in such a way that promotes a pro-nature, pro-poor, pro-woman and a pro-livelihood orientation to technology development and dissemination.

Our Intervention Areas

Children and poor people are at high risk of severe malnutrition & no education

What’s Happening


Ongoing Projects

Stories from the field

Need of the intervention Lack of quality crop saplings in the region, farmer dependency to outside markets, dwindling diversity of ...
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Hamlet level education support was extended in 5 Paniya Hamlets of Wayanad in Kerala, by the HRDP Parivartan. 5 trained ...
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The Challenge: Ensuring the availability of balanced feed at an affordable price was a constraint to many farmers at Chendamangalam ...
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