Remembering Professor Mankombu Sambasivan Swaminathan

5 Oktober 2023

The International Food Policy Research Institute deeply mourns the passing of Professor Mankombu Sambasivan Swaminathan, the world-renowned agricultural scientist, Founder, Chairman, and Chief Mentor, M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation. M.S. Swaminathan passed away in Chennai, India, on September 28, 2023, at the age of 98.

Prof. M.S. Swaminathan’s contributions to agriculture, genetics, plant breeding, and food policy have left an indelible mark on the world, and his legacy will continue to inspire generations to come.