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Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition

Visiting Professor to Give Seminar on Food Security in India

Madhura Swaminathan, a professor of economics at the Indian Statistical Institute in Bengaluru and a visiting professor at the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI), will deliver a lecture on food security in India on Wednesday, September 27, at 12:20 p.m. ET. The hybrid lecture will be held in Cornell University’s Emerson Hall 135 and made available on Zoom.

Swaminathan will give an overview of the policies of food security in India from the 1960s to the present, including policies on production and consumption. She will also discuss some present concerns and challenges to ensuring food security in rural India.

The lecture is part of the Department of Global Development’s Perspectives in Global Development seminar series. The series is co-sponsored by the Department of Global Development, the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, and the School of Integrative Plant Science. Swaminathan’s lecture is co-sponsored by TCI.