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

The Students of the University of Queensland Australia Visited CAbC MSSRF
A group of ten students and two faculty members from the University ...
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“Bharat Ratna” to Prof M S Swaminathan.
Hon'ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi announced the "Bharat Ratna" ...
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Stories from the field

A sustainable model to check the encroaching desertification tendencies of southern Deccan plateau to the district, farming with Bamboo could ...
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Scarcity to abundance: A case result of drought mitigation measures at Noolpuzha Every year, June 17th is observed as the ...
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The potable water from the natural sources in Kuttanad region of Kerala is known for its toxicity owing to the ...
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