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

The screw pine plants grow wild on the banks of rivers, canals, ponds and backwaters of Kerala and also serve ...
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The local geography and climatic conditions of Idukki district are in support of growing vegetable throughout the year. A good ...
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Mathothpoyil is one of the largest Paniya hamlets in the bank of Panamaram River, which floods every year in monsoon ...
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