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Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition

You’re invited! Tata-Cornell Annual Celebration on Friday, December 8th

Join us for our year-end celebration as we reflect on the activities and accomplishments of 2017 and launch this year’s annual report. 401 Warren Hall | 3:30-5:00 p.m. | Reception to Follow

Special remarks from:

  • Prabhu Pingali, Director of the Tata-Cornell Institute
  • Max Pfeffer, Executive Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Research presentations by:

  •  Maureen Valentine, PhD Candidate, Animal Science. Topic: Sustainable Livestock Feeding Systems in the Face of Intensifying Goat Production
  •  Dr. Anaka Aiyar, Postdoctoral Associate. Topic: Diversity in Development: Interstate Differences in The Indian Growth Story
  • Shiuli Vanaja, PhD Candidate, Applied Economics and Management. Topic: Access to Piped Water, Time Savings and Diarrhea Incidence: Results from Field Survey in Jharkhand
  • Dr. Mathew Abraham, Research Associate. Topic: Market–Farm Linkages: Producer Organizations and Private Value Chains in Pulses
  • Payal Seth, PhD Candidate, Applied Economics and Management. Topic: Igniting Change in Sanitation Behavior through Community-Led Total Sanitation
  • Dr. Andaleeb Rahman, Postdoctoral Associate. Topic: The Bumpy Road from Food to Nutrition Security – Slow Evolution of India’s Food Policy

The Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI) is a long-term research initiative focused on solving problems of poverty, malnutrition, and rural development in India. Learn more at

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