Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE) has recognized the Community Agrobiodiversity Centre of M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation as one of the Grant-in-Aid institutions. The support was extended mainly to strengthen the agrobiodiversity initiatives of the Centre across Kerala state. This includes research and extension services for building models on the conservation and sustainable utilization of agro-bioresources of the State. The support for the Centre has confined under five different heads of accounts that are Community Agrobiodiversity, Wild Biodiversity, Climate Action towards adaptation, Sustainable Village Development and Community Knowledge & Skill development.
On May 14, 2018, Shri Pinarayi Vijayan, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Kerala, made this announcement at the inaugural ceremony of the Rural Innovators Meet, 2018.
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Entrepreneurial opportunities focusing on Gulf Returnees, women and farmers in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Awareness Programme for School Students on Biodiversity Conservation, Sustainable Agriculture & Climate Change