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Chats in the Stacks features our newest book

On Thursday, November 2, Mann Library hosted a Chats in the Stacks talk with Prabhu Pingali, TCI Director and editor of the new book Agriculture and Rural Development in a Globalizing World (1st Edition/Routledge, May 2017). He discussed the multi-faceted nature of agriculture and rural development and the greatest challenges facing the developing world. As societies adapt …

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Publication in Global Food Security

Now available online, “The bumpy road from food to nutrition security – Slow evolution of India’s food policy” appears in the journal Global Food Security. The paper provides a detailed review of the evolution of food policy in India and a way forward in the transition towards nutrition security.

TCI-TARINA holds workshop on M&E systems for organizational effectiveness

On February 24, 2017, TCI-TARINA hosted a monitoring and evaluation (M&E) strategy workshop in New Delhi. Dr. Mark Constas (TCI Fellow) and Dr. Prabhu Pingali (TCI Director), both of whom are Professors of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell University, led the workshop titled “M&E Systems for Organizational Effectiveness: Why Organizations Should Care and Strategies for Engagement.” Dr. Constas and …

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TCI-TARINA and the Institute of Food Security co-host seminar on India’s National Food Security Act

On February 3, 2017, TCI-TARINA and the Institute of Food Security (Food Corporation of India, FCI) jointly hosted a seminar in New Delhi titled the “National Food Security Act (NFSA) and Beyond: Challenges and Opportunities.” The day-long seminar encouraged policy experts to view the NFSA through a food systems lens. Among the topics discussed were: diversification …

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Call for Applications: TCI Summer Internship

The Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI) is pleased to offer funding for a 6-8 week student internship program in India during the Summer of 2017. Funding will be awarded on a competitive basis. Interns will contribute to the ongoing research projects developed by TCI in conjunction with our flagship project TARINA. Placements may …

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TCI Annual Report 2016

We are delighted to share the 2016 Annual Report! This year featured an enormous amount of growth and development of our projects across India.  Most notably, our flagship project Technical Assistance for Indian Nutrition and Agriculture (TARINA) began its first year of operations.  Read all about it!