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

Hot Sugandhagiri robusta Coffee starts brewing at Kalpetta!
Experience the enriched taste of Wayanad Robusta Coffee at Sugandhagiri Coffee shop, ...
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Book distribution for libraries
The first phase of 'library support' activity, part of HDFC Bank-supported Holistic ...
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Ongoing Projects

Stories from the field

Kambalapire-Cultural Centre An SBI Youth for India Fellow Initiative A cultural centre called "Kambalapire" was created at Kokkuzhi Paniya tribal ...
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Tribal Youths were trained in computer and biodiversity aspects at the time of pandemic. Covid-19 pandemic has made a paradigm ...
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Need of the intervention Lack of quality crop saplings in the region, farmer dependency to outside markets, dwindling diversity of ...
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