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TCi Presents: the Global Food Security Conference

The 2nd International Conference on Global Food Security will be hosted at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, USA from October 11th - 14th, 2015.  The conference is jam packed with many excellent keynotes, posters and presenters. (View the full conference program here.)

Wondering how to pick?  Start with the folks from TCi! 

We proudly offer our list of TCi researcher participants:

TCi Leadership Team

Dr. Prabhu Pingali
TCi Director / Cornell University, USA
Targeting Food and Nutrition Security through the Green Revolution 2.0
Panel: Agriculture and Food Systems in a Transforming World
Wednesday, 14 October 2015:  14:00-15:15 Session (14:00-14:20) - Taylor A&B at Statler Hotel

Dr. Bhaskar Mittra
TCi Associate Director / Cornell University, USA / TISS-Mumbai, India
India’s Food Security Act does not promote better nutrition outcomes
Theme 11: Agriculture for Nutrition Outcomes – country experiences
Wednesday, 14 October 2015:  Theme 11 16:00-17:20 Session (16:20-16:40) - Taylor A&B at Statler Hotel

TCi Scholars & Fellows

Dr. Soumya Gupta
TCi Scholar/Cornell University, USA
Farming systems, women’s empowerment and iron status in Chandrapur, India
Sunday, 11 October 2015:  Poster Session with drinks - 17:30-19:00 – Barton Hall

Dr. Asha Sharma
TCi Post-doctoral Fellow/Cornell University, USA
Climate impacts on crop yields in India: A tale of uncertainties
Sunday, 11 October 2015:  Poster Session with drinks - 17:30-19:00 – Barton Hall

Ms. Samyuktha Kannan, M.Sc.
TCi Graduate Research Assistant/Cornell University, USA
Examining privately‐led extension approaches targeting smallholder farmers in developing countries
(M.I. Gomez1, B.Mueller2, M‐K.Wheeler1, S.Kannan*1, 1Cornell University,USA, 2Universityof Illinois, USA)
Theme 10: Perspectives on Food Systems
Wednesday, 14 October 2015:  14:00-15:15 Session (14:20-14:40) - G10 Biotechnology Building

TCI Visiting Scientist

Dr. R. Padmaja
ICRISAT, India/TCi Visiting Scientist at Cornell University, USA
Dietary diversity and nutritional status of women and children: Evidence from the ICRISAT Village Level Studies
Sunday, 11 October 2015:  Poster Session with drinks - 17:30-19:00 - Barton Hall

Gendered time-use patterns and effects on nutritional status of women and children in the semi-arid tropics: Micro-level evidence from selected villages of India
Theme 11: Agriculture for Nutrition Outcomes – country experiences
Wednesday, 14 October 2015:  16:00-17:20 session (16:00-16:20) - Taylor A&B at Statler Hotel