Dr. Fatma Rekik
Fatma Rekik graduated from Cornell University in 2020 with a PhD in soil science with minors in agronomy and nutritional sciences. She is currently a knowledge management fellow in the monitoring, evaluation, and learning unit of the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas. Her primary research interest lies in the study of soil health’s effects on the socio-economic, nutritional and qualitative dimensions of food and agriculture in developing nations. Her PhD examined the nutritional interlinkages in the soil-rice-human continuum in Jharkhand, India. Fatma was a National Science Foundation fellow. She received both her master’s and bachelor’s degrees in agricultural science and soil sciences from Cornell University.
- Soils and Human Health: Communication Between Geo-Environmental, Socio-Demographic and Lifestyle of Rural Tribal Women of Jharkhand, India and Their Mineral Nutrition
- Soil Health, a Basis for Human Health: A Study on the Interlinkages between Agronomic Factors and Human Nutritional Wellbeing in Jharkand, India