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Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition

Panel to Explore South Asian Food Systems

Report Launch: Food, Agriculture, and Nutrition in South Asia

A panel of experts from Cornell University will explore the trends and challenges facing South Asian food systems at a special event launching the Tata-Cornell Institute’s new report on Food, Agriculture, and Nutrition in South Asia on Thursday, April 18, at 3 p.m. EDT in Warren Hall B73.

Food, Agriculture, and Nutrition in South Asia

Food, Agriculture, and Nutrition in South Asia is available for download in PDF format.

The latest in TCI’s FAN series, the report provides a snapshot of malnutrition in countries across South Asia, offering a range of policy instruments for improving nutrition outcomes across the region.

The event will be held in a hybrid format. Virtual participants can register to attend via Zoom. A reception with refreshments will follow the panel discussion.

Panelists include Andrew McDonald, TCI faculty fellow and associate professor in the Soil and Crop Science Section of the School of Integrative Plant Science; Arnab Basu, professor in the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management; and Ramya Ambikapathi, senior research associate in the Department of Global Development. The panel will be chaired by TCI Director Prabhu Pingali.

The event will also include a presentation by the report’s author, Milorad Plavsic, manager of strategic initiatives at TCI.